Large-scale grants are available over the next three years for ambitious heritage projects that will bring about positive changes and benefits to people, places and the wider heritage sector in the UK.
In its first year (2020–2021), the Heritage Horizon Awards has a total funding pot of £50 million.
Individual grants of a minimum of £5 million each are available for non-profit organisations and partnerships led by non-profit organisations to support projects that will reflect the ethos behind the scheme – “Backing big ideas, unlocking possibilities” – by being:
All kinds of heritage projects are eligible. Heritage can be anything from the past that is valued and should be passed on to future generations and could include:
Projects that focus on the National Lottery Heritage Fund’s current strategic priorities (landscapes and nature, and heritage at risk) will be considered favourably.
The deadline for Expressions of Interest is 11 October 2019.