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.


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


Heritage Endowments Evaluation

The Heritage Endowments evaluation is tracking the progress of grantees over four years as they run their fundraising campaigns.


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’.


Sharing Heritage evaluation

The grant programme is open, meaning applications can be made at any time and for any type of heritage activity. It was launched in February 2013 and is scheduled to run until March 2018. HLF commissioned Simon Jaquet Consultancy Services Ltd to evaluate the Sharing Heritage grants programme to:


Skills for the Future evaluation

A grants programme funding high quality, paid, work-based training opportunities which help attract new entrants to the heritage workforce.