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The National Lottery Heritage Fund

by Adam Howarth, Editor
Community Environment Project Funding
The National Lottery Heritage Fund

Firstly, applications are now open for The Heritage Fund and Welsh Government’s new grant programmes. This is helping communities to look after the natural world.

Secondly, the one-year programmes, that are worth over £3million, will enable local communities across Wales to get involved. It will help with restoring and enhancing nature, including; woodlands.

The two new community programmes are:

About The National Lottery Heritage Fund

The National Lottery Heritage Fund, distribute National Lottery grants from £3,000 to £5million, or over, to fund projects that sustain and transform the UK’s heritage.

They distribute non-Lottery funding, which also includes grant-in-aid/government funding and loans, to heritage organisations.

On their website the National Lottery state “Understanding, valuing and sharing our heritage brings people together, inspires pride in communities and boosts investment in local economies. We’re supporting the heritage sector to strengthen its recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and build back for positive change.”

The National Heritage Memorial Fund is their sister organisation. It distributes grant-in-aid/government funding to UK heritage at risk of loss. 

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