Gemma Thorpe

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Gemma
Thorpe
Heritage Lottery Fund
London

I am the Programme Manager for the Catalyst programmes, Heritage Endowments and Resilient Heritage at the Heritage Lottery Fund. I have an overview of all UK applications to the programmes and provide policy support on philanthropy, social investment and organisational resilience. I joined the Strategy and Business Development department at HLF in July 2013 having previously worked at Arts Council England on the Catalyst scheme and other grant programmes focussing on organisational development.

What's going on in our community

  • Yesterday we hosted an engaging live chat about archives , with a host of expert guest who have worked with everything from photos and glass plate negatives, to sound recordings, and even seal blubber stove smoke-stained diaries, maps and letters! It was great to hear about the variety of routes... read more

    View Amy Freeborn's profile
    Posted 2 months 5 days ago
  • As part of the HLF South East England Team’s focus on LGBT+ Heritage, we welcome Beth Asbury, the project manager for Out in Oxford , to have a chat with us. The Out In Oxford project, based at the Pitt Rivers Museum, created an LGBT+ Heritage Trail across all of the University of Oxford’s... read more

    View Joseph Minden's profile
    Posted 2 months 1 week ago
  • We have compiled a short handout containing top tips for planning and delivering a project focused on, or involving, community archaeology. It covers: The archaeology project life-cycle Types of activities that can be included Rough guide to costs and support needs Important points to consider... read more

    View Christina Jolliffe's profile
    Posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
  • HLF recently spoke to Sado Jirde , Director at the Black South West Network (BSWN), about the HLF-supported There IS Black In The Union Jack project (#ThereISBlackInTheUnionJack). Sado, There IS Black In The Union Jack is a film and history project by BSWN which looks at the relationships between... read more

    View Amy Freeborn's profile
    Posted 3 months 4 days ago
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