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National Lottery Heritage Horizon Awards

Friday, 11 October 2019 (All day)

Large grants are available for innovative heritage projects that will bring about positive changes and benefits to people, places and the wider heritage sector. The minimum grant available is £5 million. There is no upper limit.

Applicants must contribute partnership funding of at least 10% of the costs of their development phase and 10% of the costs of their delivery phase. 

The funding is for ambitious heritage projects that will deliver a significant impact for people and communities in the UK.

This could include, for example:

  • Oral history. People's memories and experiences.
  • Cultural traditions, such as stories, festivals, crafts, music and dance.
  • Nature, for example, habitats, species, and geology.
  • Natural and designed landscapes, such as parks and gardens.
  • Community archaeology.
  • Historic buildings, monuments, and environments.
  • Collections of objects, books or documents in museums, libraries or archives.
  • Histories of people and communities or places and events.
  • The heritage of languages and dialects.
  • Places and objects linked to the UK's industrial, maritime and transport history.
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