Lottery grants awarded to Eilean Siar, Scotland in 1997

42 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
16 Dec 1997 Western Isles Community Radio Limited

Towards the cost of undertaking a feasibility study as part of a staged application to create a community radio station for W Isles

£4,250 Scottish Arts Council
10 Dec 1997 CNSA Roinn Nan Eilean

This Gaelic playgroup provides pre-school education and play opportunities for children. The grant will fund seminar costs.

£1,800 Community Fund
10 Dec 1997 Croileagan Lacasdal

This group provides pre-school play opportunities for children. The grant will be used to purchase play equipment, a storage cupboard and publicity materials.

£1,031 Community Fund
10 Dec 1997 Castlebay Playgroup

This group provides pre-school education and play opportunities for children. The grant will be used to fund toys and books.

£1,000 Community Fund
8 Dec 1997 Uist Building Preservation Trust

Nunton Steadings, Benbecula - Restoration

£164,035 Heritage Lottery Fund
26 Nov 1997 Southern Isles Amenity Trust

Uist Islands Ancient Monument Feasibility Study

£8,100 Heritage Lottery Fund
21 Nov 1997 The Gearrannan Trust

The Gearrannan Project

£745,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
30 Oct 1997 Breasclete Playgroup

This group provides pre-school education and play opportunities for Gaelic speaking children. The grant will be used to buy educational materials and storage equipment and to fund trips and visits.

£715 Community Fund
30 Oct 1997 Music Projects Hebrides

The group enables young people to participate in brass band music. The grant will be used to purchase musical instruments.

£2,910 Community Fund
30 Oct 1997 Hebridean Talking Newspaper Association

This group provides weekly recordings of newspapers and other information for blind or partially sighted people. The grant will be used to purchase recording equipment, microphones, a mixer, master tapes and posting wallets.

£4,998 Community Fund
30 Oct 1997 Sradagan Sgire Steornabhaigh

This group promotes the Gaelic language amongst children and young people. The grant will fund leaders' fees, new equipment and outings.

£2,500 Community Fund
25 Sep 1997 An Lanntair Limited

Towards the cost of an Arts Centre in Stornoway incorporating a gallery, theatre, workshops, darkroom, shop and cafe/restaurant

£3,856,517 Scottish Arts Council
24 Sep 1997 Stornoway Angling Association

New Boathouse

£2,000 Sport Scotland
27 Aug 1997 Urachadh - Uibhist

This project will assist in the revival and diversification of the local economy through access to training courses and various community economic initiatives. The two year grant will be used to make a contribution to the purchase and refurbishment of a n

£125,000 Community Fund
27 Aug 1997 Western Isles Local Volunteer Development Agency

This project will maintain and expand the work of the Volunteer Project and develop a Local Volunteer Development Agency. The three year grant will fund the salaries of one full-time and one part-time post, running costs and travel expenses.

£96,655 Community Fund
27 Aug 1997 Cothrom Limited

This community enterprise group provides improved access to educational and employment opportunities for the local community. The two year grant will be used to employ three part-time staff, fees for freelance workers, produce information materials and ru

£56,091 Community Fund
27 Aug 1997 Croileagan Gaidhligan Tairbeart

This group providing pre-school education through the gaelic language, will refurbish an existing building to establish a pre-school playgroup. The three year grant will be used to fund the salaries of one full-time and one part-time post, office equipmen

£69,817 Community Fund
27 Aug 1997 North Lochs Community Association

This project will provide a community centre for social activities and a base for local voluntary groups. The one year grant will be used to refurbish and upgrade the community hall.

£100,000 Community Fund
27 Aug 1997 Barra Junior Choir

This choir provides opportunities for young people to learn and sing in Gaelic. The grant will be used to part fund travel, accommodation subsistence and fees for the National Mod.

£1,009 Community Fund
27 Aug 1997 Castlebay Parents & Toddlers

This group provides pre-school education and play opportunities for children and support for parents. This grant will be used to purchase toys and equipment.

£1,274 Community Fund
27 Aug 1997 Croileagan Shanndabhaig (Sandwickhill Croileagan)

This group provides a Gaelic pre-school education and play service for children. The grant will be used to fund toys, games and puzzles.

£758 Community Fund
27 Aug 1997 Ceum Air Adhart

This group aims to improve the social and cultural amenities of Lochmaddy. The grant will be used to fund ground preparation and tree planting.

£2,460 Community Fund
27 Aug 1997 Cothrom Textile Group

This group encourages local people to develop their skills. The grant will be used to buy equipment and to fund three months of running costs.

£2,375 Community Fund
15 Aug 1997 Lewis Pipe Band

Towards the cost of new drums and bagpipes

£4,375 Scottish Arts Council
30 Jul 1997 Uist Boat Club

"Safety boat, dinghies and safety equipment"

£16,685 Sport Scotland
10 Jul 1997 Bernera Playgroup

This playgroup provides social and recreational opportunities for English and Gaelic speaking children in an isolated rural commuity. The grant will purchase new toys and fund a subscription to Nursery World magazine.

£1,911 Community Fund
10 Jul 1997 Jamieson Drive Community Playgroup

This playgroup provides social educational and receational opportunities for pre-school children on the Isle of Lewis. The grant will purchase both outdoor and indoor play equipment plus a word processor and will also fund the construction of an outdoor

£4,974 Community Fund
10 Jul 1997 Tong Playgroup

This playgroup provides learning and social opportunities for both Gaelic and English speaking pre-school children in a remote rural area. The grant will purchase safety mats, ball pool tunnel, parachute, balance beams, toys and other play equipment.

£1,811 Community Fund
10 Jul 1997 Roinn Uist''s Barraigh

This group provides support for Gaelic playgroups. The grant will be used to fund support workers costs.

£1,660 Community Fund
10 Jul 1997 Croileagan An Iochdair

This group provides pre-school education and play opportunities for Gaelic speaking children. The grant will purchase equipment and toys.

£2,149 Community Fund
10 Jul 1997 Croileagan Eirisgeidh Parent and Child Group

This parent and toddler group provides pre-school education and play opportunities for children and support for their parents. The grant will be used to purchase toys and equipment.

£849 Community Fund
10 Jul 1997 Lewis & Harris Junior Chess Association

This group aims to advance the education of local young people by promoting a knowledge and interest in playing chess. The grant will be used for chess equipment and training costs.

£1,850 Community Fund
10 Jul 1997 Back Junior Gaelic Choirs

The group promotes and encourages the study and practice of Gaelic choral music. They will attend the national Mod and the grant will contribute towards travel, accommodation and subsistence costs.

£1,507 Community Fund
10 Jul 1997 Croileagan Bhaile Ailean

This group provides pre-school education and play opportunities to Gaelic speaking children. This grant will be used to purchase play equipment.

£1,604 Community Fund
10 Jul 1997 Western Isles Playgroups Association

This group promotes quality learning and care for children within local playgroups. The grant will be used to purchase a word processor and office equipment.

£647 Community Fund
10 Jul 1997 Lewis and Harris Cattle Producers Group

The group encourages and develops cattle production in Lewis and Harris. The grant will be used to fund health testing for cattle.

£5,000 Community Fund
10 Jul 1997 Coisir Eilean Na Hearradh

This group promotes interest in and provides opportunities to sing in Gaelic in choir and competition. This grant will be used to fund travel, accomodation, subsistence and event costs when they participate in the Mod.

£1,548 Community Fund
24 Jun 1997 Ceol Danns A'Rathaid (Sawmill Band)

Towards the cost of purchase of amplifier, speakers, microphones/ stands and two flight boxes

£900 Scottish Arts Council
24 Jun 1997 Proiseact nan Ealan - Gaelic Arts Agency

Towards the cost of a modern networked computer system and Gaelic arts database to enhance support services and promote Gaelic arts

£19,269 Scottish Arts Council
8 May 1997 Sgoil araich Loch a Tuath

This playgroup provides a pre-school play service for both Gaelic and non-Gaelic speaking children. This grant will be used to purchase a range of play equipment and furnishings for the premises.

£2,773 Community Fund
8 May 1997 Croileagan Uig

This playgroup would like to expand their current service which provides pre-school educational, social and play opportunities for children in an isolated area. The grant will pay for playleaders wages for ten weeks and items of equipment for children, to

£2,453 Community Fund
23 Apr 1997 Taigh Chearsabhagh Trust

Towards the cost of pilot year of 3 year programme consisting of workshops, placements and commissioned new work

£14,593 Scottish Arts Council