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National Heritage Memorial Fund

- formed 1980, gives financial assistance, usually as a last resort, towards the cost of acquiring, preserving and maintaining objects of national interest. They were often very imaginative in their offers, in addition to buildings they helped to acquire for the nation, trade union banners, tool collections, motor cars etc. Now administers the "heritage arm" of the national lottery. see Heritage lottery fund.