Lottery grants awarded to Eilean Siar, Scotland in 2008

37 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
5 Dec 2008 Uist Camanachd

This group promote the sport of shinty. The grant will be used to pay for shinty kits-seniors, shinty kits-juniors, balls, shin guards, ankle guards, protective gloves, first aid kits, ice packs, helmets, shinty goals-seniors, shinty goals-juniors, transp

£5,525 Sport Scotland
5 Dec 2008 The Clan Macquarrie Community Centre

The group operate a community venue. The grant will be used to payf or a gas hob, an oven, a hood, a freezer, a Bain Marie, a dish washer and a PA system.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
9 Nov 2008 Staran Community Interest Company

The company offer a garden care and practical support to residents of the Outer Hebrides Islands. The grant will be used to buy mowers, strimmers, a blower, protective head gear, a knapsack sprayer, spray suits, hedge trimmers and handtools.

£5,634 Big Lottery Fund
9 Nov 2008 Barra Pre School Association

This group provide educational activities for pre-school children, parent and toddler groups and holiday play schemes. The grant will fund a sessional play leader and be used to purchase educational toys, equipment and furniture.

£4,256 Big Lottery Fund
21 Oct 2008 Harris Development Ltd

Isle of Harris Landscape Partnership Scheme

£622,700 Heritage Lottery Fund
22 Sep 2008 The Pairc Trust

This group will establish a team to further develop the group's plans to purchase the Pairc Estate in Lewis and develop a web page. The grant will fund salay costs, web page development and printing and material costs

£7,000 Big Lottery Fund
9 Sep 2008 Uig Art Attack

This group provide general art courses and promote a wide range of visual arts. The grant will fund tutor costs, digital images, exhibition and taster workshops. It will also be used to purchase two PCs, imaging software and books.

£2,050 Scottish Arts Council
9 Sep 2008 Cobhair Bharraigh

This group provide a home based support and day-care centre for the people of Barra and Vatersay. The grant will be used to purchase a hoist system, a computer, brochure display racks, shelving units, a dishwasher, blinds, car seats, dining chairs and a p

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
9 Sep 2008 Cnoc Dubh Residents Association

The group provide social welfare facilities for people in the Garrabost area. The grant will be used to supply and install a stone wall and pillars, it will also pay for the design and supervision costs.

£9,500 Big Lottery Fund
9 Sep 2008 Royal Air Forces Association Stornoway Branch

The group promotes the welfare of serving and former members of the Air Force and their dependents, on the Isle of Lewis. The grant will be used to pay for travel costs to Birmingham, accommodation, and bus hire.

£3,729 Big Lottery Fund
9 Sep 2008 Taic 12-18

This group support activities beneficial to the pupils of Castlebay Community School, whilst also acting as a focus group. It also aims to support pupils in the transition between Primary and Secondary School. The grant will be used to pay for after scho

£6,400 Big Lottery Fund
1 Sep 2008 Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar

Towards the cost of hosting the annual Outer Hebrides Community Cultural Network event on 19-20 September 2008 in South Uist

£2,000 Scottish Arts Council
1 Aug 2008 Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn

The group intend to construct a community owned wind farm, which will produce energy for local households and finance for local community initiatives. The grant will be used to pay for a planning application, a business plan, financial projections, techni

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jul 2008 Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

Stooking for Survival - Safeguarding a Rural Heritage Skill and the 'Fat bird o' the Barley'

£29,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
25 Jul 2008 Western Isles Transport Preservation Group

The group aims to deliver a Working Museum of transport dedicated principally to the preservation of commercial transport, vehicles and plant in the Western Isles. The grant will be used to preparing an indicative budget cost, provide project surveyor, co

£9,758 Big Lottery Fund
21 Jul 2008 Point Power & Energy Company Limited

The group intend to construct a community owned wind farm, which will produce energy for local householders and finance for local community initiatives. The grant will be used to pay for a community consultation, a business plan, legal costs and planning

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jul 2008 Lewis Art Club

This group promote the enjoyment of the arts to members of the Lewis community. The grant will be used to pay the creation and delivery of tutorials, visiting artists fees, hall rental costs, artists materials, a TV and DVD player, a DVD tutorial sets and

£4,829 Scottish Arts Council
30 Jun 2008 An Lanntair

Diversity on your Doorstep

£6,800 Heritage Lottery Fund
30 May 2008 Breasclete Community Council

The group promotes and protects the well-being of the local community. The grant will be used to buy lawnmowers and a brush cutter.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
30 May 2008 Croileagan Lacasdal

The group offers pre-school children aged 3-5 the opportunity to participate in educational activities. The award will provide a laptop, aprons, furniture, musical instruments, role play outfits, and toys.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
26 May 2008 Obair Uibhist CIC

This group will conduct a consultation, carry out site surveys and seek legal advice that will secure planning permission for the creation of a market garden. The social enterprise will produce lower cost 'greener' fruit and vegetables whilst providing t

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
19 May 2008 The North Harris Trust

This group want to hold a community consultation, research other National Parks and produce a feasibility study to look at the implications this status would have for Harris. The grant will fund venue hire, visiting speakers expenses, research visits and

£9,246 Big Lottery Fund
16 May 2008 Hebridean Celtic Festival Trust Limited

Towards the cost of creating the 13th annual Hebridean Celtic Festival.

£25,000 Scottish Arts Council
15 May 2008 Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn

Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn (UOG) seeks to further its proposal to build a community business centre in the community owned estate located at the north of the Isle of Lewis, Western Isles. The overall aim is to provide a central facility to enable UOG to

£78,105 Big Lottery Fund
15 May 2008 The Northbay Port Users Association

Northbay Port Users Association's 'Northbay Inner Harbour Project' will provide additional sheltered harbour facilities and a new slipway at Northbay for the community of Barra and Vatersay in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The new slipway will provide t

£73,000 Big Lottery Fund
25 Apr 2008 Coimhearsnachd Bharraidh Agus Bhatersaigh (Barra and Vatersa

This group want to investigate the feasibility of establishing a community owned renewable energy company on the Isle of Barra in the Western Isles. The grant will be used to employ a project manager and research worker to progress the project to plannin

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
11 Apr 2008 Urras Na Hearadh

This group want to investigate the feasibility of establishing a Harris Tweed Centre and museum in partnership with Highlands & Islands Enterprise. The new centre would act as the main focal point for visitors to the Island of Harris and promote Harris T

£8,871 Big Lottery Fund
31 Mar 2008 Western Isles Transport Preservation Group

This group promote the preservation of air, marine and land vehicles. The grant will be used to purchase a photocopier, PA system, laptop, projector, laminator and pen drives.

£7,979 Heritage Lottery Fund
31 Mar 2008 Bahai Youth & Children Group

This group promote the mental and spiritual health of young people in the Western Isles through a wide variety of inclusive activities and events. The grant will fund venue hire, food, travel expenses, volunteer expenses and accommodation for a summer cam

£2,400 Big Lottery Fund
31 Mar 2008 Leverburgh Playpark Association

This group aim to provide a safe and fun play park for children in the community. The grant will be used to purchase play equipment, a swing set and benches.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
31 Mar 2008 Horshader Community Development Limited

This group want to purchase a wind turbine to sell electricity to the National Grid and reinvest profit in sustainable community projects that promote economy, education, environment, culture or recreation in the local community.The grant will fund the s

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
20 Mar 2008 Tolsta Community Development Ltd

This group aim to erect a community owned wind turbine in North Tolsta on the Isle of Lewis and to use the revenue created from selling the electricity generated by it to invest in the social fabric and infrastructure of the village. The grant will fund a

£6,302 Big Lottery Fund
15 Feb 2008 Alyth McCormack

Towards the cost of transport and accommodation.

£2,000 Scottish Arts Council
31 Jan 2008 Music Projects Hebrides

This group provide opportunities for local people to play and perform music. The grant will pay for music folders, sessional tutor fees, the cost of an easter showpiece, a drumkit, cymbals and cases.

£5,000 Scottish Arts Council
31 Jan 2008 Barra Watersports Club

This group provides the opportunity to take part in watersports. The grant will pay for instructors fees, windsurfing equipment, and insurance.

£5,130 Sport Scotland
31 Jan 2008 Mossend Residents Association

The group promotes the interests of Mossend on matters such as housing, the environment, wellbeing, social and community life. The award will pay for the creation of a footpath, a planting areas, mosaic tiling, a lawn, bulbs, seating, trees, landscaping,

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
31 Jan 2008 Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn

Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn's idea is to plan, design and build a new multi-purpose estate building for the Galson Estate on the Isle of Lewis. The multi-use building would provide multi-user office space, a crofting archive, meeting room and retail spac

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund