24 results for author: Louise Downing

The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust

The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust received a one-year HLF Catalyst grant for building organisational capacity for fundraising and eventually increasing the Trust’s financial resilience.

The Causey Development Trust

The Causey Development Trust has received support from the Heritage Lottery Fund Catalyst grant to develop a fundraising campaign. The fundraising campaign will support the organisation’s project to transform a neglected, car dominated public space into a vibrant, people-friendly place that celebrates the history and spirit of the Southside of Edinburgh. The transformed urban space will create a distinctive city landmark at the edge of the World Heritage site, create an uplifting and inspiring community space that plays host to a wide variety of arts and community events and act as an exemplar for transforming urban spaces into places for ...

BRICK Workshop in Edinburgh

‘Building Resources, Investment and Community Knowledge’, or BRICK for short, is the Prince’s Regeneration Trust’s national learning and support programme. BRICK is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund Catalyst Umbrella grant as is Resourcing Scotland’s Heritage. I attended the programme’s first workshop in Scotland today, hosted by the Scottish Historic Buildings Trust at the Patrick Geddes Centre, Riddle’s Court in Edinburgh. The workshop provided training and advice for individuals and community groups to carry out their own heritage regeneration projects. This particular workshop focused on developing ideas for the reuse of ...

Field Trip to Penicuik House

A field trip to the heart of heritage fundraising by an independent group, the Penicuik House Preservation Trust.