These are the successful projects from Dream Fund 2012. This year, we funded three projects with the full amount requested, and awarded 50% funds to two runner ups.
The Waterways Trust Scotland with Glasgow Watersports and British Waterways Scotland
Pinkston Paddlesports Centre - awarded £100,000
The Pinkston Paddlesports Centre will be a unique outdoor watersports centre in the heart of North Glasgow. Based on the Forth and Clyde Canal at Port Dundas, it will provide facilities for all types of canoeing, including a white water course, and other water activities.
Alzheimer Scotland with The Scottish Football Association Museum Trust
The Football Reminiscence Project - awarded £75,852
A reminiscence project for football fans with dementia across Scotland, which will train volunteers to use historical football nostalgia to stimulate memories.
WWF Scotland with Fife Diet
The Seed Truck - awarded £93,300
A highly visible mobile ‘Food Truck’ unit that will offer dynamic and practical workshops focused on food and climate change. It will inspire practical action on growing local food and changing lifestyles in communities across Scotland.
The Ecology Centre with Kingdom Housing Association
The Mobile Outdoor Classroom - awarded £26,589
A mobile classroom that will travel to children across Edinburgh, Fife and Tayside to teach them about nature and climate change using hands-on play, and providing examples of solar and water power.
John Muir Trust with Highland Perthshire
The Wild Space - awarded £50,000
The development of an inspiring centre of activity and public engagement in Pitlochry called The Wild Space, where people can learn about our changing environment, ecosystems and wildlife.