We undertake evaluation to support continuous improvement, to understand the outcomes and impacts of our past investment, and in order to establish our reputation as expert grant-makers whose funding creates lasting benefits for heritage, people and communities.
The below publications are presented in reverse chronological order.
Great Place Programme Evaluation (England)
Evaluating the Great Place Scheme has been a key part of our plans from the start. The report on the first year of the programme is the first of three reports that will give us insight into three overarching questions: How best to re-position culture in local decision making, planning and delivery?
Kick The Dust Evaluation
Renaisi and Centre for Youth Impact are conducting an independent programme evaluation, tracking change and progress of the programme over five years. They are working closely with the twelve funded KtD projects, to assess the impact of the programme, improve project evaluation, encourage reflective
Evaluation of First World War Centenary Activity
Introduction – HLF Centenary activities and the evaluation As part of the 2014-18 commemoration of the Centenary of the First World War (FWW), the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) is undertaking a range of activities through both grant-making and working with Government on the UK-wide Centenary programme
Ten Years On: The Impact of the Heritage Grants Programme 2002-2007
HLF commissioned Mott MacDonald, with The Leisure Consultancy, in 2016 to evidence the heritage, social and economic/community impacts of the Heritage Grants Programme (2002-2007) for the UK. The basis for the 2002-2007 programme was HLF’s second strategic plan ‘Broadening the Horizons of Heritage’.