I lead a team providing strategic participation and learning expertise to decision-takers in HLF. Working externally across the UK, the team demonstrates the benefits of Lottery funding for people of all backgrounds and promotes better access to grants for under-represented groups, including young people, people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and disabled people. I am HLF’s lead on heritage skills and vocational learning and direct the £40m Skills for the Future grants programme currently delivering work-based training placements across the UK and encouraging a more diverse heritage workforce. I am director of the Young Roots grants programme which encourages youth-led heritage projects. Before joining HLF, I was first an education officer and then a University lecturer, in both cases with a focus on 20th century genocide.
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In the latest instalment of the findings from our review of 200 Heritage Grants evaluation reports , I want to talk about logic models. One of the key areas of the outcomes review was looking at how grantees told their project story, setting out the linkages between activities, expected outputs and... read more
I wonder if anyone has had any experience of putting togther a management and maintenance plan for digital outputs for the 5 years post project? I need to put one together for our application but most of the guidance form HLF is focussed on buildings. Any tips or examples would be greatly... read more
If you have a passion for heritage and are keen to become a local decision taker and help shape the future of your local heritage, please read on! We wills hortly be commencing a recruitment campaign to find new committee members to join our London and South East England Committees. Applications... read more
Hello Everybody We have been delivering a Young Roots Project in Nuneaton, Warwickshire whereby young people have been exploring their own heritage and that of Warwickshire through poetry, hip hop, film and music. Here's a couple of links to some footage from our workshops. One of them features a... read more