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Board and committee opportunities

Board and committee opportunities

The Board

The Board of The National Heritage Memorial Fund and National Lottery Heritage Fund consists of a chair and up to 14 trustees, appointed by the Prime Minister.

The Board:

  • sets our strategic and policy framework
  • determines our Corporate Strategy and our annual Business Plan
  • makes decisions on NHMF funding and on National Lottery Heritage Fund grants over £2million


We expect vacancies on our Board in 2019. These are public appointments and will appear on the Cabinet Office website.

Email for more information.


We have committees based in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and across the English regions.

The committees:

  • make decisions on grants between £100,000 and £2m
  • advise the Board on funding priorities for applications of above £2m


We will be recruiting for new committee members in 2019.

Email for more information.

We are looking for:

  • a passion for and commitment to heritage
  • a good mix of personalities and skills
  • a wide variety of professional backgrounds
  • we welcome applications from ethnic minorities, disabled people and younger people

Find out more about being a committee member on our YouTube channel.

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Our people

Find out more about our structure and teams across the nations and regions of the UK.

What we do

The National Lottery Heritage Fund is the largest dedicated funder of heritage in the UK.