List of Grants Awarded

2018

  • Remembering Edward Bransfield: Awarded £4180 towards a statue of Edward Bransfield in his birthplace.
  • Knaïve Theatre: Awarded £16,000 towards ANTARCTICA schools theatre project
  • 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 SPRIs Antarctic heritage collections
  • The British Library: Awarded £50,000 toward the exhibition, James Cook: The Voyages
  • Devon and Cornwall Polar Society: Awarded £1,000 towards a conference to mark Captain Scott's 150th birthday.

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.

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
  • Dundee Heritage Trust: Awarded £4160 towards the purchase of SY Morning photo albums

2014

  • Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust: Awarded £79,314 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):

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 digitization.
  • 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 log 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 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 2 Edward Wilson 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 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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