Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage second round: application form and documents

Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage second round: application form and documents

Online application form, supporting documents, application form walkthrough video and recording of our support webinar. 

This page was last updated on 26 January 2021.

The Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage second round is now closed to new applications.

Read more about our other funding programmes.

Applicants to this fund must submit a Business Action Plan and a Cost Breakdown. Download templates from this page. 
A draft application form is also available to download from this page. We recommend that you use this to prepare your answers before copying and pasting into the online form. You can't save the online form as you go along. 

See the full application guidelines.

Use the online form to submit your final application [link removed 26 Jan 2021]. The deadline is 2pm on 26 January 2021.

You can find an application form walkthrough video and a recording of our support webinar below. You can also download a list of questions and answers that cropped up during the webinar from this page. 

Application form walkthrough video

Elise Turner, Programme Support Officer, takes us through how to fill in the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage second round application form:

This short video is aimed at groups who may not have applied for a grant previously and would like to know what to expect. If you are looking for information about criteria and eligibility, please read the application guidance.

For technical support or assistance with accessibility, please contact our customer services team either by email at or telephone at 020 7591 6044. 

You can also contact us with queries about the programme, but please be aware we can't provide feedback on specific eligibility questions or proposals.

Support webinar recording

A recording of our Culture Recovery Fund: second round public webinar that took place on Thursday 14 January 2021.

Watch this below:

It includes a 25 minute presentation and a 35 minute Q&A with applicants. You can also download a summary of these questions and answers from this page. 

The presentation covers:

  • Overview and purpose of the fund
  • Eligibility
  • What you can apply for
  • Top tips and common pitfalls

The speakers are:

  • Úna Duffy – Director of Investment, The National Lottery Heritage Fund
  • Heather Turvey – Recovery and Resilience Phase Programme Manager, The National Lottery Heritage Fund
  • Élise Turner – Programme Support Officer, The National Lottery Heritage Fund
  • Trevor Mitchell – Covid-19 Recovery Project Executive, Historic England
  • Michael Payne – Covid-19 Recovery Project Manager, Historic England