English Heritage grants help owners look after some of the most important buildings and sites in the country and they help fund research so we can understand and care for the historic environment better. We also contribute to the costs of some organisations working to care for the historic environment and to get more people involved in it.
The average spend over the past five years has been nearly £33 million per annum. This is usually spread over 800-900 offers per year depending on the level of financial commitment required for each project.
In 2009/10 the amount we spent breaks down as follows:
Who receives funding
Grants are made available through a range of funding schemes tailored to specific activities or building types.
You can find out about the grants we have made by following the links below:
Each application is allocated a caseworker and specialist input is tailored according to the project as some require more technical advice and support than others. The cost of administration, including technical advice, is 4.85%.