Celebrating the benefits of nature this Mental Health Awareness Week...

People looking at plants in a park

Read our wellbeing guidance

Volunteers planting flowers in Saughton Park

The restoration project restoring the community's wellbeing

Julian Dobson

Space to Thrive: the impact of parks on health, wellbeing and society

John Durrant

How heritage helped John reconnect to the world

How to get funding for your idea or project

David Lemm's workshop at Tollcross Primary, 2015

How to get funding

Choose your grant

We fund projects that connect people and communities to the national, regional and local heritage of the UK.

Roundhay Park, Leeds

How to apply

Our application process is competitive and we cannot fund every good quality application that we receive.

Family volunteers caring for trees in the Native Tree Trail

Run your project

Whatever stage you are at, we are here to help along the way.

Children playing at Auckland Castle

Promote your project

Getting people to talk about your project is a great way of letting people know what you are doing with your grant. It also shows everyone how National Lottery players' money is being used.