Notes for applicants

We’ve published the first three-year delivery plan for our new 10-year strategy, Heritage 2033. It includes details about our budgets and priorities, and forthcoming changes to National Lottery Grants for Heritage.

Applications for National Lottery Grants for Heritage from £3,000 to £250,000 and development round grants over £250,000 under our Strategic Funding Framework are currently closed. (Expressions of Interest and delivery round applications are not affected.)

From January 2024, we’ll re-open applications for grants from £10,000 to £10m under Heritage 2033, with new guidance and application forms.

Heritage can be anything from the past that you value and want to pass on to future generations. We provide funding for heritage projects from £3,000 up to millions of pounds.


Take a look at our various funding programmes and decide which one might be right for you.


4 programme(s) meet your criteria.
How much funding are you applying for?
Where is the project located?
a field with tree saplings


Coetiroedd Bach: Tiny Forests in Wales

A grant scheme to create small patches of native woodland across Wales as part of the Welsh Government's National Forest initiative. Grants of up to £40,000 per woodland site are available.
A person trimming back a white blossom tree
Credit: Kevin Fern Photoraphy


Heritage resilience and recovery funding

We are committed to supporting the UK’s heritage to adapt and thrive, and making heritage organisations more resilient through our National Lottery Grants for Heritage.
A group of children sitting down in front of a row or trees, listening to someone giving a talk


The Woodland Investment Grant

A grant scheme intended to create, restore and enhance woodlands in Wales, as part of the Welsh Government’s National Forest programme.