Guidance for Grants Projects

Heritage Protection Commissions Programme

This guide will help you apply for grant funding from Historic England through the Heritage Protection Commissions Programme. It is written for those considering an application for funding. It will provide you with information on how to apply, the approval process and the management of your project to its conclusion.

This updates our Guidance for Grants Projects published in 2019.

It is one of two guidance documents to assist in the preparation of an application for grant funding or a tender for projects where Historic England has issued a project brief. The other document is: Guidance for Tendered Projects.


1. Preparing your application
2. Preparing your project design
3. Agreeing and carrying out your project
4. Completing your project
5. Editorial work
6. Publication Grants
7. Storage Grants
8. Digital Archiving
9. Online access to OASIS
10. National Planning Policy Framework assistance cases
11. Modern Slavery
12. Complaints procedure
Appendix 1 - Application documentation
Appendix 2 - Progress documentation
Appendix 3 - Disseminating and publishing your work 
Appendix 4 - Business case and Public Value Framework 
Appendix 5 - Accessibility 

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Pages: 47
  • Product Code: HEAG065


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