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.


Our Major Grants – The first 100

Major Grants – key findings HLF has awarded £1billion to the 100 completed Major Grants. A further £2bn has been raised through partnership funding 94 million visits are made each year as a result of these Major Grants – (a 130% rise). The biggest increases in visits were from families and young


All Our Stories evaluation

All Our Stories was a UK-wide community heritage programme designed to explore, share and celebrate local heritage.


Heritage and the economy

These reports present the results of case studies that look at the economic impacts of tourism that HLF investment has had.


Parks for People evaluation

This programme aims to regenerate public parks and cemeteries of national, regional or local heritage value for the enjoyment and recreation of local people.