The National Lottery Heritage Fund

The National Lottery Heritage Fund

At a glance


  • Climate action
  • Museums / heritage

Other details

Organisation type: 
Public sector body
Geographical remit: 
National - Britain


The National Lottery Heritage Fund is the largest funder of the UK’s heritage. The projects we fund create lasting and positive change for people and communities and we believe that heritage has a crucial role to play in contributing to a more equal society.

Our Staff have an enthusiasm and commitment to heritage and the good outcomes that heritage delivers for communities and people. If you are excited about helping ensure that heritage is inclusive and accessible to everyone, for now and future generations, then we want to hear from you.

Our values and behaviours sit at the heart of our work and are central to how we recruit. How you demonstrate our values is just as important to us as your skills and experience.

  • Inclusive of all aspects of heritage, people and communities
  • Ambitious for our people, communities and heritage
  • Collaborative by working and learning together
  • Trusted for our integrity, expertise and judgement


Our campaigns, funding and insight help organisations care for heritage and support a resilient heritage sector.

Our current campaigns

These initiatives offer a mixture of funding, practical support and knowledge sharing.

  • Digital Skills for Heritage
  • Business Support and Enterprise Development

Our current commitments

As the largest funder for the UK's heritage, we are uniquely positioned to lead and support the sector.

  • Including a wider range of people in heritage
  • Tackling climate change
  • Putting heritage at the heart of thriving places
  • Backing big ideas through our Heritage Horizon Awards

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