Heritage Lottery Fund have a number of grants available to help communities celebrate their heritage in 2018.  Read more below, and click here for more information and how to apply.

FUNDING AVAILABLE: Scottish Children’s Lottery / Chance to Connect // This fund supports projects working in the areas of community development and citizenship, helping develop young strong adults. Up to £50,000 grants available. Applications can be submitted anytime. https://thetouringnetwork.com/scottish-childrens-lottery-chance-connect/


Heritage Lottery Fund Sharing Heritage

Through the programme, registered charities, community groups and other not for profit and statutory organisations can apply for grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 for projects that help local people discover and share their local heritage. This can include events, exhibitions, guides or trails or packs for schools; etc.

Deadline: 18 Jan 2018


Grants to Engage Young People in Heritage

The Young Roots programme is designed for organisations that want to involve and work with young people to encourage them to develop their own views about the culturally varied Heritage of the UK. Grants of £10,000 to £50,000 are available for projects lasting up to two years

Deadline: 18 Jan 2018


Capacity Building Grants for Heritage Organisations

The Heritage Lottery Fund is offering grants of between £3,000 and £250,000 to not-for-profit organisations or consortia led by not-for-profit organisations that want to build the capacity of staff and volunteers and achieve strategic change to improve the long-term management of heritage. New organisations can ask an existing organisation to apply on their behalf for a grant of up to £10,000 to help with set up costs.

Deadline: 27 Sept 2018 for grants of between £100,000 and £250,000

Deadline: 18 Jan 2019 for grants of up to £100,000


Grants to Protect and Share Local Heritage

Our Heritage grants of between £10,000 and £100,000 can be awarded to protect anything from personal memories and cultural traditions to archaeological sites, places of worship, museum collections and rare wildlife. Not-for-profit organisations, private owners of heritage (individuals and for-profit organisations) and partnerships of both groups are eligible to apply.

Deadline: 18 Jan 2018



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