Over the past 25 years, we are proud to have invested over £60million across the UK in projects working with children and young people. This includes the £10m Kick the Dust programme.
The National Lottery Heritage Fund is committed to making heritage more inclusive and accessible to a wider range of people and this includes the younger generations. We know that children and young people can play a significant role in creating innovative and exciting heritage projects that really speak to them.
Explore some of our work below and find inspiration for your project, then discover whether your idea is eligible for funding.
The Crime and Punishment project used digital storytelling to explore the heritage of the criminal justice system with young people whose lives were affected by offending.
Young people took leading roles to share the story of Yorkshire’s first Asian cricket leagues.
Young people in Crewe connected with the heritage of their town using digital gaming.
This project helped to safeguard some of South West England’s rarest butterfly and moth species. The conservation work engaged a wider range of people through working with partners.
The Hands on Heritage project at Amgueddfa Cymru–National Museum Wales’ enabled young people from diverse backgrounds to have an impact on the collections.