National Lottery Heritage Fund projects

The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) is one of the largest funders for historic churches and heritage sites. We can work with you to investigate options for applying for heritage funding and make high quality successful applications for funding from £3,000 to in excess of £5million.

With capital projects, the activity programmes that accompany building works are a crucial part of producing a winning bid and a large part of our role will be working with you to develop interesting, exciting and relevant programmes that help you engage with new audiences and help people learn about the heritage connected to your organisation.

Key elements of our work on NLHF funded projects depends on the size and scale of the project. We can help with with the following aspects:

  • Strategic planning

  • Bid development

  • Early assessment of funding options

  • Research

  • Development of a project plan

  • Coordinating project meetings

  • Preparing bid documents

  • Developing and preparing activity programmes

  • Community consultation

  • Needs analysis

  • Business planning

  • Project management

  • Fundraising management

  • Professional team procurement

  • Staff procurement