Lottery grants awarded to Eilean Siar, Scotland in 2006

38 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
23 Dec 2006 Iomairt Nis Ltd

Iomairt Nis Ltd's idea is to develop an old school building into a community centre with charity shop and recycling initiatives. The group also want to take it into community ownership. The grant will fund a structural survey, feasibility study and busine

£5,274 Big Lottery Fund
20 Dec 2006 Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar

Lews Castle/Museum Nan Eilean

£30,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
11 Dec 2006 Stornoway Running and Athletics Club

This Group Provide Facilities And Opportunities For Members To Participate In Running And Athletics.

£4,560 Sport Scotland
11 Dec 2006 Tac Chalanais Steering Group

This new group will consult, inform and represent the interests of the Callanish community. legal fees, quantity surveyor and feasibility study.

£1,336 Big Lottery Fund
11 Dec 2006 Shawbost Community Council

This group represents the interests of local people in matters relating to community life and the environment. erect a footbridge.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
11 Dec 2006 Iochdar Community Association

This group provides social and recreational activities for the local community. professional fees and building materials.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Nov 2006 Sealladh Na Beinne Moire

Sealladh na Beinne Moire (SnBM) wishes to purchase South Uist Estates and to manage and develop the assets of the Estate in perpetuity for the benefit of its people, the people of the Western Isles, and the wider community. Community ownership of the Esta

£2,251,566 Big Lottery Fund
31 Oct 2006 An Comunn Gaidhealach

This Group Promote And Develop Scottish Gaelic At Local, National And International Level Through Education And Music And Organising The National Mod. The Money Is For Artists Fees, Language And Music Workshops, Contribution To Radio Mod And Venue Hire Co

£5,000 Scottish Arts Council
31 Oct 2006 Iomairt Nis Limited

Ness Costal Walk and Gateway

£19,300 Heritage Lottery Fund
31 Oct 2006 Clann An La De

This group promote the well being of older people in the local community. accommodation, transport costs, lunches and admission fees.

£8,300 Big Lottery Fund
5 Oct 2006 Newton and Sandwick Community Partnership

The project aims to make improvements to an area of land associated with a local school, nursery and community hall by establishing disabled parking spaces, pathways and a small, modern playpark and garden area. The grant will pay for 2 disabled car parki

£50,000 Big Lottery Fund
25 Sep 2006 Northton Heritage Trust

Family History and Emigration from the Outer Hebrides - Widening Access to a Unique Database

£48,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
20 Sep 2006 Taigh Sgire Sholais

Taigh Sgire Sholais's idea is to renovate and extend a community building to make it a focal point for the community. The grant will fund a feasibility study.

£9,400 Big Lottery Fund
8 Sep 2006 North Harris Trust

This group provides conservation of the natural heritage of North Harris. The money is for professional fees, travel expenses and administration.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
8 Sep 2006 Newton and Sandwick Community Partnership

This group aim to build community capacity by providing structured community development projects. The money is for ice-rink hire, reindeer, catering, childrens' presents, lighting and costumes for winter festival.

£1,700 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2006 Co Chomunn Na Hearadh Ltd

Co Chomunn Na Hearadh Ltd's idea is to refurbish the local shop. The grant will fund architects fees, quantity surveyors fees and stuctural engineers fees.

£6,591 Big Lottery Fund
18 Aug 2006 Bridge Community Centre

This group promote social, recreational and educational activities for the young people of the community. The grant is for a contribution towards the costs of travel, accommodation and fuel.

£2,438 Community Fund
15 Aug 2006 Bridge Community Centre

This project will provide an IT suite for young people in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. The suite will be used for a range of activities, including the production of short films, sketches and performances, primarily editing them to a finished product. I

£7,674 Big Lottery Fund
14 Aug 2006 The Children's Parliament

This Group Encourage, Support And Enable Children In Our Communities To Become Effective And Active Citizens.The Money Is For Art Specialists Costs, Local Staff Cost, Travel And Accommodation, Materials, Venue, Transport And Exhibition Costs, Project Mana

£5,000 Scottish Arts Council
14 Aug 2006 SHARE (Sharing, Helping and Reaching Everyone)

This group provide a community thrift shop where people can meet and access information. The money is for non-slip flooring, kitchen refurbishment, tables and chairs, and Hygiene Training for volunteers.

£9,773 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jul 2006 Shawbost Old School Trust

This group seeks to represent and support the interests of people in the community. The grant is for construction of a storage shed.

£5,000 Community Fund
26 Jul 2006 Lochboisdale Amenity Trust Ltd.

This pilot 'community advice scheme' project will work with people in Lochboisdale in the Outer Hebrides to help them access services from statutory organisations currently based 58 miles away. The pilot aims are to help combat rural isolation and provi

£9,800 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2006 Voluntary Action Lewis

This group's idea is to run a bakery as a social enterprise to provide training and employment opportunities for people with additional learning support needs, mental health problems and those who have been long term unemployed. a feasibility study includ

£8,500 Big Lottery Fund
30 May 2006 Grimsay Boatshed Trust


£49,100 Heritage Lottery Fund
26 May 2006 Uist Art Association

This Group Aims To Promote And Encourage The Study And Practice Of The Combined Arts In Uist And The Surrounding Areas. The Grant Is For Advertising, Printing, Artwork, Admin Costs And Workshop / Events Costs.

£4,000 Scottish Arts Council
26 May 2006 Taigh Sgire Sholais

This group provide Gaelic and English led events for the benefit of the local community. The grant is for contribution towards the purchase of a marquee and flooring.

£5,000 Community Fund
26 May 2006 Breasclete Playgroup

This group provides pre-school education and play opportunities for young children. The grant is for activity panels, outdoor toys and equipment and a sandpit.

£5,000 New Opportunities Fund
26 May 2006 Stornoway Sea Angling Club

This group provides sea angling activities and opportunities for members and visitors. The grant is for contribution towards purchase and installation of boat engine and fuel tanks and electrical works.

£5,000 New Opportunities Fund
3 Apr 2006 Stornoway Bowling Club

This Group Provide The Facilities And Opportunities For Members To Participate In The Sport Of Bowling. The Grant Is For Purchase Of 2 Bowling Mats, A Pair Of Handling Jacks And Poles And Carriage Fees.

£3,275 Sport Scotland
31 Mar 2006 Sgoil Lionacleit Pipe Band Association

This New Group Aims To Promote Pipe Band Piping And Drumming In Liniclate. The Grant Is For Contribution Towards Uniforms And Instruments.

£5,000 Scottish Arts Council
15 Mar 2006 Tagsa Uibhist

This project will extend the existing community transport service on Uist, enabling Tagsa Uibhist to cover both North and South of the island and to accommodate their current waiting list of 50 people.450 people on the Uists will directly benefit. This th

£63,498 Community Fund
15 Mar 2006 The Clan Macquarrie Community Centre

This Project Seeks To Improve The Health And Well-Being, Increase A Sense Of Community Spirit And Reduce Isolation Of 490 Local People In The Rurally Isolated Area From Balluntrushal To Galson In The North West Of Lewis. This Will Achieved By Developing

£201,500 Community Fund
15 Mar 2006 Uig Community Centre Association

This project aims to increase access to learning and employment opportunities, improve health and well-being and reduce isolation of 419 local people in the remote rural community of Uig, South West Lewis. This will be achieved by extending the current c

£110,000 Community Fund
28 Feb 2006 Comann Eachdraidh an Taobh Siar

Genealogy Project

£49,600 Heritage Lottery Fund
22 Feb 2006 Harris Youth Council

The aim of this project is to give young people in Tarbert a place to meet up and chat or participate in activities. A youth shelter will be erected in addition to improving existing recreational facilities. These facilities will include football and bask

£17,000 Big Lottery Fund
7 Feb 2006 Northton Heritage Trust

This Group Advance The Appreciation Of The Local History Of The Western Isles Of Scotland Particularly Through The Medium Of Genealogy. The Grant Is For Sessional Fees, Exhibition Costs And Materials.

£4,500 Heritage Lottery Fund
7 Feb 2006 Paistean Na Pairce

This group provide pre-school education and play opportunities for young children through the medium of Gaelic. The grant is for gaelic speaking sessional worker.

£1,400 New Opportunities Fund
27 Jan 2006 Advocacy Western Isles

This project will provide a specific child advocacy service for children in the Western Isles, reducing the isolation and increasing the accessibility of mainstream services, primarily in the rural areas of Stornoway, Uist and Barra, for 100 children. Thi

£35,653 Community Fund