Successful projects we've funded

Walthamstow Wetlands

Walthamstow Wetlands

V&A at Dundee

V&A at Dundee

A tour at the Big Pit Museum

Big Pit: National Mining Museum

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.

Ask the experts

Participants attending a workshop

Got a question?

There's lots of experts on hand who can help answer your questions

Tom Emery, Patricia Roberts and Matt Bateman, volunteers at Burslem Park

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Share knowledge, learning, and discuss issues relating to your project.