Guidance to help you plan and deliver your heritage project.
Guidance for Inclusion
This guidance will help you address our inclusion priority in your project. It is for everyone applying for a grant, regardless of the size or type of organisation you represent or the amount you are requesting.
Management and maintenance plan guidance for landscapes, parks and gardens
If you are applying for over £250,000 under the National Lottery Grants for Heritage Programme, we will ask you to prepare a management and maintenance plan during your development phase.
Oral History guidance
Oral history is the recording and archiving of people’s memories, feelings and attitudes.
Organisational resilience guidance
This guidance is designed to help you meet our outcome: with our investment your organisation will be more resilient.
Nature and landscapes guidance
This guidance is to help you design and deliver projects involving work or activity linked to habitats, species, landscapes, geology or the ecosystems of which they are part.
Skills and training guidance
Introduction One of the outcomes you can choose to focus on is people will develop skills through your project Whether your project is entirely focused on training with defined outcomes for learning, or if training and skills development is one element of a wider project, this guidance sets out what
Understanding your heritage guidance
This document provides summary guidance about understanding the heritage of your object, place or site.
Volunteering is when someone spends time, unpaid, doing something to benefit society, the environment or someone who they're not closely related to. Volunteering must be a choice freely made by each individual.
This guidance will help you address the outcome ‘People will have greater wellbeing’ in your project. It is for everyone applying for a grant, regardless of the size or type of organisation you represent or the amount you are requesting.
Digital guide: online privacy and security
Advice and resources for heritage organisations to keep information secure and safeguard people's privacy when working online.
Heritage Enterprise viability and development appraisal guidance
Introduction The Heritage Enterprise programme is for projects that seek to achieve economic growth by investing in heritage. It is primarily for enterprising community organisations and partnerships between commercial organisations and community organisations, to help them rescue neglected historic
Writing a brief for the procurement of goods or services
If you have received a grant from us you must follow our procurement guidelines. As an overview, projects with any goods, works or services worth more than £10,000 (excluding VAT), must get at least three competitive tenders/quotes. For all goods, works and services worth more than £50,000