Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) - Great Place Scheme, Wales – deadline reminder
Date published: 28/07/2017
The deadline for Expressions of Interest - Monday 14 August 2017 (midday).
The Heritage Lottery Fund has launched the £1.5 million Great Place Scheme, a pilot scheme which is designed to promote a partnership approach to regeneration in Wales. Grants of between £100,000 and £500,000 are available for activity to be delivered over a period of up to three years. Match funding of at least 10 per cent is required.
The funding is for partnerships led by a not-for-profit organisation to work together to consider how to enhance the role of culture and heritage within society and use them to tackle such wide-ranging issues as poverty, inequality, employment, education and health.
The Great Place Scheme will invest in between five and eight places across Wales to achieve the following:
- Build on existing partnerships within the heritage and cultural sectors in order to maximise their positive social and economic contribution;
- Build new partnerships to realise this contribution and to lever resources into the sector to support that;
- Develop partnerships between the heritage sector and place-based initiatives operating in Wales to mutual benefit so that the contribution of the sector and future potential for greater collaboration is recognised in and supported by long-term plans and strategies for the area and communities.
The application process has one round only.
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