National Lottery Grants for Heritage
Grants available for: Projects that connect people and communities to the national, regional and local heritage of the UK. Heritage can be anything from the past that you value and want to pass on to future generations.
Size of grant available: £3,000 – £10,000
Aims of Fund
The fund’s current focus is on supporting organisations working with heritage to adapt and respond to changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. In general, the fund aims to enable communities to understand, value and share their heritage to bring people together, inspire pride in communities and boost investment in local economies.
Who can apply
Not-for-profit organisations. Your group must have a constitution and bank account.
How much and what can you apply for
Projects must be either:
- Led by, or focused on including, groups who are typically under-represented in heritage projects e.g. young people, minority ethnic and LGBT+ communities, disabled people and people from lower socio-economic backgrounds; or
- Helping groups working with heritage to adapt and recover in the continuing Covid-19 crisis.
Further details are available on the fund’s website.
How to apply
Deadlines for application
There are no deadlines. You can apply at any time. They will assess your application within 8 weeks.
The Heritage Lottery Fund has a lot of other grant programmes, so if this doesn’t quite fit what you want to do, or you need more than £10,000, look at their website for their other programmes.
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