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Heritage Recovery Fund Northern Ireland applicants webinar

Thursday 12 November 2020 - 12/11/20


The National Lottery Heritage Fund is delighted to be delivering a £5.5m programme of support, on behalf of the Department for Communities, to help the heritage sector in Northern Ireland recover from the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Through the Heritage Recovery Fund, grants from £3,000 to £250,000 will be available to help heritage organisations respond to the immediate impacts of the COVID–19 crisis, as well as support their long–term sustainability.

Self–employed individuals working in the heritage sector will also be able to apply for grants of up to £5,000, helping to retain vital skills and jobs in the sector.

Full eligibility criteria and application guidance is available on The National Lottery Heritage Fund website.

Applications will open on Monday 2 November and must be submitted by noon on Friday 27 November 2020.If you are interested in applying, and if you’ve read the application guidance but still have questions, then please join us for this one–hour webinar.

Who is the webinar for?

Organisations and individuals who work within the heritage sector in Northern Ireland, who need help with recovery as a result of being impacted by the COVID–19 pandemic. This webinar is for those who have read the application guidance, but have some questions about applying.Format15–minute overview of the fund, followed by a 45–minute Q&A. Attendees can submit questions through the Padlet app to be answered by the speakers. Please note, details for the Padlet will be sent with the booking confirmation.


The Heritage Recovery Fund is being distributed by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, on behalf of the Department for Communities.

Paul Mullan, Director of Northern Ireland, The National Lottery Heritage Fund

Stella Byrne, Head of Investment, Northern Ireland, The National Lottery Heritage Fund

How to join

Please book your free ticket via this event by clicking the Book Now button. Instructions on how to join the webinar will be sent by email on the morning of the event.


Let us know if you have any accessibility requirements so that we may make reasonable adjustments, please contact The National Lottery Heritage Fund’s admin team at

The National Lottery Heritage Fund is the largest dedicated grant of the UK’s heritage. Since 1994, we’ve awarded over £8billion to more than 44,000 projects across the UK.