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Our work

Our work

The National Lottery Heritage Fund invests in the full breadth of UK heritage.

We fund all kinds of projects, as long as they help to create positive and lasting change for people and communities. Find out more about our latest campaigns and funding streams below.


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Highlights from our 'Working Lives' live chat

"Often when we think of our history, we think of kings and queens… We believe that the experiences of the people who helped build the country are just as important and should be recorded," says Jonathan Platt, Head of HLF East Midlands. Last week we hosted a live chat to discuss the ins and outs of

Highlights from our Resilience live chat

Yesterday we hosted a live chat about organisational resilience and our new Resilient Heritage funding programme . This programme is available to organisations in the UK who want to build their capacity or achieve strategic change to improve the management of heritage. Grants can fund activities to

Changes to our guidance and forms

We’re making some changes to our rolling programme guidance and application forms which will come into effect on 7 February . You will see these changes even if you started your application before 7 February. Changes of particular significance include – For Young Roots and Our Heritage grants : We