National Lottery Heritage Fund

Department for Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered at on 22 April 2024.

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Photo of James Davies James Davies Conservative, Vale of Clwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what the (a) value of grants made and (b) number of recipients was of the (i) National Lottery Heritage Fund’s grant programme and (ii) Heritage Emergency Fund in (A) the UK and (B) Wales since 2010.

Photo of Julia Lopez Julia Lopez Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office), The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Minister of State (Department for Science, Innovation and Technology)

In total, through all Lottery-funded programmes since 2010, the National Lottery Heritage Fund has awarded a total of £3,923,036,950 to recipients across the UK.

  • In 2010–11 it awarded £232,460,500 in support of 874 projects.
  • In 2011–12 it awarded £308,388,050 in support of 1,014 projects.
  • In 2012–13, it awarded £481,068,595 in support of 1,635 projects.
  • In 2013–14 it awarded £481,141,451 in support of 1,950 projects.
  • In 2014–15 it awarded £381,913,300 in support of 1,781 projects.
  • In 2015–16 it awarded £385,006,116 in support of 1,508 projects.
  • In 2016–17 it awarded £402,952,596 in support of 1,768 projects.
  • In 2017–18 it awarded £280,216,875 in support of 1,487 projects.
  • In 2018–19 it awarded £198,815,633 in support of 1,661 projects.
  • In 2019–20 it awarded £214,813,858 in support of 1,025 projects.
  • In 2020–21 it awarded £60,667,985 in support of 1,091 projects.
  • In 2021–22 it awarded £213,334,981 in support of 745 projects.
  • In 2022–23 it awarded £138,993,966 in support of 948 projects.
  • In 2023–24 it awarded £143,263,044 in support of 1,231 projects.

In the financial year 2020–21, The National Lottery Heritage Fund made 956 awards across the UK, totalling £49,988,885, through the Heritage Emergency Fund, part of a package of support provided to the heritage sector as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In total, since 2010, the National Lottery Heritage Fund awards across all Lottery funded programmes has awarded a total of £221,956,000 to recipients in Wales.

  • From 2010– 2011 £18,068,300 was awarded in support of 48 projects.
  • From 2011 - 2012, £9,810,550 was awarded in support of 54 projects.
  • From 2012 - 2013, £14,331,850 was awarded in support of 82 projects.
  • From 2013 - 2014, £18,988,722 was awarded in support of 111 projects. From 2014 - 2015, £23,396,600 was awarded in support of 108 projects.
  • From 2015 - 2016, £19,002,500 was awarded in support of 94 projects.
  • From 2016 - 2017, £25,798,523 was awarded in support of 108 projects.
  • From 2017 - 2018, £29,915,543 was awarded in support of 96 projects.
  • From 2018 - 2019, £20,653,738 was awarded in support of 102 projects.
  • From 2019 - 2020, £11,302,200 was awarded in support of 68 projects.
  • From 2020 - 2021, £3,650,000 was awarded in support of 63 projects.
  • From 2021 - 2022, £9,795,913 was awarded in support of 40 projects.
  • From 2022 - 2023, £7,558,132 awarded in support of 62 projects.
  • From 2023 - 2024, £9,683,429 was awarded in support of 86 projects.

In the financial year 2020–21, The National Lottery Heritage Fund made 53 awards in Wales, totalling £2,744,200, through the Heritage Emergency Fund, part of a package of support provided to the heritage sector as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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