National Lottery Heritage Fund, Heritage Horizon Awards

24th June 2019

Heritage Horizon Awards is a new large grants programme from National Lottery Heritage Fund with a minimum grant of £5million. There is no upper limit on how much you can apply for. £50million is available to award in the first year (2020 to 2021).

“The concept behind the Heritage Horizon Awards is: “Backing big ideas, unlocking possibilities”.

The funder expects all projects to be:

  • transformative
  • innovative
  • collaborative

“We want you to show clear and ambitious plans for how the project will bring about positive changes and benefits to people, places and wider heritage. We expect you to have plans to share your learning from the project widely across the sector.”

“We welcome applications for all kinds of heritage projects.”

The funder’s strategic priorities are:

  • landscapes and nature
  • heritage at risk


Find out more about how to apply.

The deadline for expressions of interest is 11 October 2019.


Email or telephone 020 7591 6044 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).