Funding

Funding

from The National Lottery Heritage Fund


 

  1. Funding for organisations and individuals in Northern Ireland

    Grants of £3,000 to £250,000

    Heritage Recovery Fund Northern Ireland

    Designed to support organisations and individuals who work in the heritage sector to recover from the effects of coronavirus (COVID-19) and become more resilient. We are distributing this fund on behalf of Department for Communities.

    • £5.5million fund
    • grants of £3,000 to £250,000
    • open for applications until noon on 27 November 2020
    • funding must be spent by 31 March 2021

     

    Community Heritage Fund Northern Ireland

    Supporting small-scale projects in Northern Ireland which help connect communities to the heritage in their local area. We are distributing this fund on behalf of Department for Communities.

    • £200,000 fund
    • grants of £3,000 to £10,000
    • open for applications until noon on 18 December 2020
    • projects must be delivered between 15 February 2021 and 31 March 2021
  1. Funding for organisations in Wales

    Grants of £5,000 to £250,000

    Green Recovery Capacity Building Scheme

    A revenue grant scheme for environmental organisations to build skills, develop ideas and improve the services they deliver. We are distributing this fund in partnership with Welsh Government.

    • £920,000 fund
    • grants of £5,000 to £100,000
    • Expressions of Interest open from 16 November to 6 December 2020
    • applications open from 23 November 2020 to 10 January 2021

     

    Local Places for Nature

    A capital grant scheme to enable communities in Wales to acquire, restore and enhance nature. We are distributing this fund in partnership with Welsh Government.

    • £2.3m fund
    • grants of £10,000 to £50,000
    • applications are open until further notice or until all the grant monies have been allocated

     

    Community Woodlands

    A capital grant scheme for projects to restore, create, connect and manage community woodlands in Wales. We are distributing this fund in partnership with Welsh Government.

    • £2.1m fund
    • grants of £10,000 to £250,000
    • open for applications until 21 October 2021 
    • projects must be delivered by March 2022 

     

    Business Support Funding Wales

    Funding is available for organisations or partnerships to support those working with heritage in Wales to build their skills in organisational leadership and management.

    • £250,000 fund
    • project enquiries open until noon on 24 November 2020
    • those invited to submit a full application will have until 13 January 2021 to do so
  1. Digital Skills and Business Support funding

    Building capacity and resilience in the heritage sector

    This funding is part of the commitment we made in our Strategic Funding Framework to support heritage organisations to be more robust, enterprising and forward looking. The funded training and development programmes will promote skills adoption through a range of complementary approaches.

    Digital Skills for Heritage

    Funding is available to innovative organisations that can help us support digital development in the heritage sector.

    • £1.4m total fund
    • applications open until 15 January 2021

    The fund is divided into three tranches:

     

    Business Support Funding Wales

    Funding is available for organisations or partnerships to support those working with heritage in Wales to build their skills in organisational leadership and management.

    • £250,000 fund
    • project enquiries open until noon on 24 November
    • those invited to submit a full application will have until 13 January 2021 to do so
  1. Shared History Fund

    Supporting organisations across the UK seeking to mark the Centenary of Northern Ireland in 2021

    We are distributing this funding on behalf of the Northern Ireland Office.

    • £1m fund
    • grants of between £3,000 to £100,000
    • open for applications until noon on 17 January 2021
    • funding must be spent by 31 March 2022

    Find out how to apply.