We undertake research to help us understand how the heritage sector is changing and produce evidence about the value and role of heritage in modern life, as well as exploring and testing ideas we have for future funding campaigns and initiatives.
International working helps build a stronger heritage sector at home
In our Strategic Funding Framework , we are championing UK-based projects which take an international approach to heritage. As part of this commitment, we commissioned BOP Consulting to produce a report to understand better where the sector is currently, and what could improve. The research findings
Public perceptions of heritage 2018
The importance of heritage The two most popular reasons why heritage matters to people are that it helps them to learn from the past (62%) and that it preserves important things (61%). 73% of 65 and over think that heritage matters as it helps people to learn from the past, significantly higher than
Strategic Funding Framework consultation report : executive summary
HLF has broad support for the key strategic plans proposed to its sector stakeholders. The organisation is perceived to be uniquely well-placed to offer a combination of financial support, training and examples of best practice, brokering of partnerships and collaborative working, and influential
What have we done for nature?
Our researchers analysed grant award data from 1994 to March 2017. They also interviewed 20 key stakeholders from across the UK who have an interest in landscapes and nature. The aim of this research was to explore the strategic impact that HLF investment has had on landscapes and nature. It will