Landscapes, parks and nature
Since 1994 we have awarded £2billion to 4,700 land, nature and biodiversity projects across the UK.
Protecting the environment is one of our four Heritage 2033 investment principles.
We are prioritising landscape and nature projects that:
- support nature’s recovery
- deliver nature-based solutions to address climate change
- reconnect people to landscapes and nature
The climate crisis
The heritage sector has an important role to play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and tackling climate change. Find out more about what we're doing to tackle the climate crisis.
What we expect from projects we fund
We want all kinds of heritage project, large and small, to:
- limit any potential damage on the environment
- make a positive impact on the environment and particularly for nature
Read our environmental sustainability guidance.
How to get funding
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Discover what projects we fund, and what you could do with our investment to help protect our natural world.
Habitats and species
We support projects that conserve and enhance habitats and protect and preserve the UK's precious species.
We expect successful projects to show how they will address the key challenges faced by the UK's landscapes and nature.
Public parks and urban green spaces
Public parks are facing a severe reduction in funding from local authorities. This is how we can help your parks and urban green spaces.
Gardens and cemeteries
The UK is world renowned for its wealth of historic designed parks, gardens and cemeteries. Here's how our funding can help look after them.
Kingswood Park in South Gloucestershire is the only significant local green space for its community.
Over £4.6million of heritage funding has been secured for Belfast’s largest urban green space over the past 20 years.
‘Internal Gardens’ used wearable technology to help people with complex disabilities create tactile connections with natural heritage.