The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has announced the launch of a new
£1million small grants programme for people to get involved in their
heritage. Called “All Our Stories”, the programme will provide grants
of £3,000 - £10,000 to support charities, community groups and heritage
organisations running local history projects. The types of activities
that can be supported include:
Visits to places like historic buildings, landscapes, parks, burial
grounds, museums, archaeological sites or industrial heritage sites like
Using collections like archives, libraries and museums, including
collections held by people in the community.
Talking to people who know about heritage or holding workshops, talks
and sessions exploring people’s memories.
Recording things like people’s memories or local wildlife.
Scanning old photographs and documents; archaeological digs or surveying
To be eligible for funding organisations will need to share what has
been learnt by holding or producing things like:
Digital things like smart phone apps, DVDs or websites
Leaflets or books
Packs for schools
HLF is working in partnership with universities throughout the UK to
offer support with activities. The closing date for applications is the
31st July 2012. For information visit:
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