Past Projects and Grants Awarded

2019

British Antarctic Survey: Awarded £660 to attend the Lyme Regis Fossil Festival with UKAHT and SPRI. BAS, UKAHT and SPRI attend as a group to showcase science and history and to display some of the original fossils and biological specimens of Operation Tabarin and BAS.

 

2018

Remembering Edward Bransfield: Awarded £4,180 towards a statue of Edward Bransfield in his birthplace.

Knaïve Theatre: Awarded £16,000 towards ANTARCTICA schools theatre project.

Malcolm Rennie: Awarded £1,000 towards his travelling one man show 'Shackleton's Carpenter'.

Shackleton's Carpenter: Awarded £1,000 towards a UK tour of the play.

British Antarctic Survey: Awarded £600 to attend the Lyme Regis Fossil Festival with UKAHT and SPRI.

 

2017

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £150,000 for conserving and sharing SPRI's Antarctic heritage collections

The British Library: Awarded £50,000 toward the exhibition, James Cook: The Voyage

Dundee Heritage Trust - RSS: Awarded £50,000 toward the RSS Discovery Rigging Conservation Project. Inspection of the rigging, masts and spars of the RSS Discovery identified a serious problem with rot, degradation and structural integrity.

Devon and Cornwall Polar Society: Awarded £1,000 towards a conference to mark Captain Scott's 150th birthday.

British Antarctic Survey: Awarded £1,000 to attend the Lyme Regis Fossil Festival with UKAHT and SPRI.

BirdLife International: Awarded £1,000 towards costs for a public event celebrating Dick Laws (1926-14) Antarctic scientist and artist.

 

2016

Culverley Green Residents Association: Awarded £500 for a plaque to commemorate Captain William Colbeck. 

British Antarctic Survey: Awarded £1,000 to attend the Lyme Regis Fossil Festival with UKAHT and SPRI.

Athy Heritage Co Ltd: Awarded £12,060 towards the restoration of Shackleton's cabin and desk from the RYS Quest. The RYS Quest is from Sir Ernest Shackleton's last expedition ship and was the cabin in which Sir Ernest died in 1922. To find out more click here.

Dundee Heritage Trust: Awarded £10,000 towards the purchase of 35 objects related to Frank Plumley (1876-1971), one of the stokers on the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904. These comprise of personal possessions, archives and photographs from his time on board Discovery, as well as newspaper clippings relating to his later life.

National Maritime Museum: Awarded £100,000 contribution for the new permanent Polar Worlds Gallery

 

2015

Gilbert White and Oates Museum: Awarded £45,000 for 'Towards sustainability - Inspiring voyages of discovery in the Natural World', education programme.

NZ Antarctic Heritage Trust: Awarded £40,000 for Conserving the Commonwealth Trans Antarctic Expedition Hut, Scott Base. The Commonwealth TAE Hut is the sole known surviving intact building in Antarctica associated with Sir Vivian Fuch's British led expedition. This site has been designated a Historic Site and Monument. The conservation plan was launched by the NZ Prime Minister. To find out more click here.

Dundee Heritage Trust: Awarded £4,160 towards the purchase of SY Morning photo albums.

 

2014

Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust: Awarded £74,076 towards their development of the Historic Dockyard Museum, to include a major exhibition promoting the Antarctic story and to celebrate the Falkland's close and long-standing relationship with the region. They will protect the Reclus Hut and use it to illustrate the less recognised but vital work of Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) (and now British Antarctic Survey (BAS)), presenting this work as a continuation of the famed Heroic Age. The museum will promote the ongoing work of organisations such as the UKAHT and BAS in the Antarctic territories.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £50,000 per year for three years to support the conservation of the Antarctic collections of the Polar Museum and for public outreach work, with particular focus on the centenary of Shackleton's Endurance expedition.

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG): Awarded £60,000 over two years for 'The Enduring Eye', a major exhibition to mark the centenary of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1941-17) led by Sir Ernest Shackleton. The Society took 68 glass plate negatives of the expedition, saved from the ice by Frank Hurley and Sir Ernest Shackleton. These fragile class plates, were conserved, digitised and shown to the public for the first time. After opening in London, the exhibition embarked on a UK wide tour.

 

2013

Cheltenham Civic Society: Awarded £1,537 (match funding) to enhance the appearance of the statue of Dr Edward Wilson by Kathleen Scott.

Devon & Cornwall Polar Society: Awarded £500.

 

2012

Royal Geographic Society: Awarded £7,500 for centenary exhibition.

National Museum of Wales: Awarded £5,000.

Cheltenham Museum and Art Gallery: Awarded £25,000 as a contribution towards the cost of four display cases in Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum’s new Open Archive (part of CAG&M’s development project), and one fireproof storage cabinet - all for the Edward Wilson collection.

NZAHT: Awarded £11,450.

Dundee Heritage Trust: Awarded £10,536 for Audio Guides for RRS Discovery and Discovery Point and Markham document re: Capt. Scott, Weller letter and Terra Nova rigging plan.

Oral History Project: Awarded £17,007.

Oates Museum Education Centre: Awarded £24,000 to create a new, high quality permanent exhibition to Captain Lawrence Oates to mark the 100th anniversary of his death on 17th March 1912.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £30,880 to assist with a curatorial/conservation post within SPRI.

Kirriemuir: Awarded £7,500 for Scott/Wilson statue.

 

2011

Plymouth Scott 101: Awarded £5,000.

Plymouth Scott 100: Awarded £2,000.

BAS: Awarded £1,100 for Oral History digitisation.

City of London sinfonia: Awarded £10,000 for centenary concert sponsorship.

British Antarctic Memorial Trust: Awarded £5,000 for Oral History Project.

OHP: Awarded £10,853 for the installation of a plaque at St Paul’s Cathedral commemorating those who had given their lives in pursuit of Antarctic science to be split half for the plaque and half for the educational component of the project.

Oates Museum Education Centre: Awarded £24,000 for Terra Nova painting.

Cheltenham Museum and Art Gallery: Awarded £3,555 for various Wilson items.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £25,000 for Ross Sea huts.

 

2010

Cardiff Story Museum: Awarded £5,000.

Cheltenham Museum and Art Gallery: Awarded £7,500 to create a new, high quality permanent exhibition to Captain Lawrence Oates to mark the 100th anniversary of his death on 17th March 1912.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £4,087 for statue and plaque of Wilson.

 

2009

BAS: Awarded £1,104.

Dundee Heritage Trust: Awarded £1,291.

Oral History Project: Awarded £7,046.

Oates Museum Education Centre: Awarded £12,940.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £20,000 for conservation and mounting of items for the small permanent display to include Nelson’s Antarctic sledge and skis used by Captain Scott.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £6,134.

Peninsula Heritage Promotion (book etc): Awarded £8,622 for Husky Sledge Dog Memorial.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £30,000 for meteorological manuscript by Wilson from the Discovery expedition.

 

2008

BAS: Awarded £2,000.

Waterboat Point plaque: Awarded £1,400 for a rescue package.

Reclus Hut: Awarded £1,000 contribution to museum renovation.

South Georgia Museum Trust: Awarded £1,842 for peninsula conservation, including Port Lockroy.

Dundee Heritage Trust: Awarded £2,500 for artefact restoration.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £10,000 for Waterboat Point plaque.

 

2007

South Georgia Museum Trust: Awarded £3,847.

NZAHT: Awarded £905,000 for peninsula conservation, including Port Lockroy.

NZAHT: Awarded £10,000 for Ross Sea huts.

Dundee Heritage Trust: Awarded £10,317.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £1,073 for purchase of Scott's logs and Discovery negatives.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £2,250.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £4,500 for Ross Sea restoration project.

Captain Cook Memorial Museum: Awarded £5,000 for conservation work.

 

2006

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery: Awarded £2,500.

Waterboat Point plaque: Awarded £613 for the Ponting exhibition mounting and virtual reality project.

South Georgia Museum Trust: Awarded £325 for purchase of Nimrod negatives.

NZAHT: Awarded £41,991 for purchase of two of Edward Wilson's paintings.

NZAHT: Awarded £10,000 for purchase of drawing of Resolution by Hodges.

 

2004

Mawson Huts Foundation (through A100): Awarded £1,000.

Captain Cook Memorial Museum: Awarded £1,000

National Maritime Museum: Awarded £1,000 for Ross Sea huts restoration project.

Dulwich College (Shackleton Exhibition): Awarded £1,000 for conservation work.

Oates Museum Education Centre: Awarded £1,500.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £4,743 for Mount Ponting photographs.

South Georgia Museum Trust: Awarded £720.

NZAHT: Awarded £73,718 for Ross Sea huts restoration project.

NZAHT: Awarded £10,000 for continuing conservation work.

Dundee Heritage Trust: Awarded £450 for artefacts.

 

2003

South Georgia Whaling Museum Trust: Awarded £550 for purchase of a painting by Molly Ann Sheridan of the Stromness Villa.

South Georgia Whaling Museum Trust: Awarded £951.

NZAHT: Awarded £10,000 for continuing conservation work.

Portabello Community Council, Edinburgh: Awarded £200 for William Speirs Bruce's plaque.

Captain Scott Society: Awarded £2,000 for Cardiff Bay memorial.

 

2002

South Georgia Whaling Museum Trust: Awarded £1,806 for museum conservation.

NZAHT: Awarded £17,000 for continuing conservation works.

Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby: Awarded £2,250 towards the South Pole' and erect a statue of Captain Scott overlooking the new Cardiff Bay development.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £51,839 for the purchase of artefacts.

 

2001

South Georgia Whaling Museum Trust: Awarded £3,271 for the restoration of Stromness Villa.

South Georgia Whaling Museum Trust: Awarded £2,083 for museum conservation.

NZAHT: Awarded £8,699 for continuing conservation works.

Captain Scott Society: £1,000 for Cardiff Bay Memorial.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £28,484 for purchase of Macklin papers.

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £5,000 for museum registration.

 

2000

Scott Polar Research Institute: Awarded £2,500 for feasibility of a virtual museum.

BAS: Awarded £2,000 for Oral History Project.

Dulwich College: Awarded £4,000 for Shackleton Exhibition.

NZAHT: Awarded £6,000 for conservation work.

Mawson Huts Foundation: Awarded £1,000 support grant.

Grants

We support UK and overseas polar institutions and individuals with grant aid towards outreach and education projects that fulfil the mission of the Trust.

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