Fund title: Heritage Lottery Fund: current programmes

Focus of fund/fund aims:

HLF funding is intended for projects that will make a lasting difference to heritage, people and communities.

Application deadline:

various deadlines - check the details for each programme

Fund description:

The Heritage Lottery Fund supports projects which focus on heritage including people’s memories and experiences, histories of people and communities, languages and dialects, cultural traditions, historic buildings, archaeological sites, landscapes and gardens, wildlife and industrial heritage. Priority is given to not-for-profit organisations.

Sharing Heritage

The Sharing Heritage programme is for any type of project related to national, regional or local heritage in the UK.

Our Heritage

The Our Heritage programme is for any type of project related to national, regional or local heritage in the UK.

Heritage Grants

HLF’s open programme for grants over £100,000, for any type of project related to the national, regional, or local heritage in the UK.

Young Roots

The Young Roots programme is for projects that engage young people with heritage in the UK.

First World War: then and now

First World War: then and now provides grants for communities to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

Heritage Enterprise

Heritage Enterprise supports enterprising community organisations across the UK to rescue neglected historic buildings and sites and unlock their economic potential.

Resilient Heritage

Grants of £3,000-£250,000 to help you to strengthen your organisation, and build the capacity of your staff and volunteers to better manage heritage in the long term.

Townscape Heritage

The Townscape Heritage programme is for schemes which help communities improve the built historic environment of conservation areas in need of investment across the UK.

Parks for People

Parks for People is for projects related to historic parks and cemeteries in the UK.

Landscape Partnerships

The programme is for schemes led by partnerships of local, regional and national interests which aim to conserve areas of distinctive landscape character throughout the UK

Grants for Places of Worship

The Grants for Places of Worship programme is for projects that involve urgent structural repairs to places of worship that are at risk. As part of a repair project, HLF can also fund work to encourage greater community use and engagement.

Further information:

http://www.hlf.org.uk/HowToApply/programmes/Pages/programmes.aspx