Grant Directories

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The Dulverton Trust - Preservation Grant (UK)

The Dulverton Trust is an independent grant-making charity that supports UK charities and Charitable incorporated Organisations tackling a range of social issues, protecting the natural world, and preserving heritage crafts.  Through its Preservation funding strand, the Trust supports the development of craftsmanship in the traditional techniques of repair and restoration and have a strong interest in heritage skills training, particularly where it may benefit a disadvantaged group; Cathedrals (Trustees generally make one award to a cathedral per year).

The Garfield Weston Foundation - Museums and Heitage (UK)

The Garfield Weston Foundation is a charitable grant-making foundation, which supports a wide range of causes across the UK, donating over £70 million annually. The Trustees have a preference for charities directly delivering services and activities to those in need and are especially keen to see applications from charities in the Welfare, Youth and Community sectors and also in regions of economic disadvantage.   Through its Museums and Heritage grant scheme, the Foundation supports organisations that conserve and interpret our nation’s heritage for future generations, ensuring it is accessible and available to all.

National Churches Trust – Cornerstone Grants (UK)

The National Churches Trust is the national charity dedicated to supporting and promoting places of worship of historic, architectural and community value used by Christian denominations throughout the UK through advice, support and funding. The Cornerstone Grant Programme offers grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 towards the cost of urgent structural repair projects costed at more than £100,000 including VAT. The trust will also consider projects that introduce kitchens and accessible toilets (costed at more than £30,000 including VAT) to enable increased community use.

National Churches Trust – Gateway Grants (UK)

The National Churches Trust is the national charity dedicated to supporting and promoting places of worship of historic, architectural and community value used by Christian denominations throughout the UK through advice, support and funding. The Gateway Grant programme offers grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 towards project development and investigative work up to RIBA planning stage 1, providing support to churches preparing for a major project, and in developing the project to the point at which major grant funders can be approached. Grants will never exceed 50% of the project costs for this phase. Grants are also available to local church trusts to fund projects that support organisational development, increase their capacity to churches in their area or that deliver new ways of supporting churches in their area.

National Churches Trust – Foundation Grants (UK)

The National Churches Trust is the national charity dedicated to supporting and promoting places of worship of historic, architectural and community value used by Christian denominations throughout the UK through advice, support and funding. The Foundation Grant Programme offers grants of up to £5,000 towards urgent maintenance works and small investigative works costing up to £10,000. Grants will never exceed 50% of the project costs.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage: £3,000 to £10,000 (UK)

The National Lottery Heritage Fund uses money raised by players of the National Lottery to fund projects that connect people and communities to the national, regional and local heritage of the UK. This could include oral history; cultural traditions; nature; natural and designed landscapes; community archaeology; historic buildings, monuments and environments; collections of objects, books or documents in museums, libraries or archives; etc.  Grants range from £3,000 to £5,000,000.

Henry Smith Charity - Christian Projects (UK)

The Henry Smith Charity is one of the largest independent grant making trusts in the UK. The Christian Projects grant programme provides grants in excess of £10,000 per year for up to three years to support projects that explicitly promote the Christian faith in the UK. Funding is available for projects that set out to nurture and grow people's journey in Christian faith and grow churches, and will only support work that comes from a Church of England context. Projects should meet one of the following four priority areas: Meeting the spiritual needs of older people (including those with dementia); Meeting the spiritual needs of those with a learning disability and those who have cognitive impairments; Reaching out to the unchurched - especially young people and young families; Projects which support and care for Anglican clergy at times of acute need.

Millward Charitable Trust

Millward Charitable Trust makes grants to organisations involved with community buildings, facilities and open spaces, social welfare projects, for the performing arts, medical research and animal welfare.

Jill Franklin Trust Grant (UK)

The Jill Franklin Trust is a grant making organisation which supports five areas: Self-Help groups - advice, training, and employment, to support people with a mental illness or learning difficulties , and their carers (parents etc.); Organisations helping and supporting refugees and asylum-seekers coming to or in the UK; The restoration (not "improvement") of churches of architectural importance and occasionally to other buildings of architectural importance, the church should be open to visitors every day; Local schemes to help prisoners to resettle, or to inhibit delinquency; Bereavement counselling. The Trust has about £70,000 a year to spend, however grants are typically between £500 and £1000. Applications may be submitted at any time.

CREATE (Christian Regeneration Education Action Training Enterprise) (England)

CREATE provides small grants to projects throughout the country via the administration of two funds: The Christian Fund and The Community Fund. The Community Fund is open to all projects that seek to benefit their local community where people are suffering hardship or distress or who are aged or sick. The Christian Fund is open to local Churches and Christian projects, priority given to projects that involve more than one church or that are interdenominational. Both funds offer small one-off grants of up to £500. Applications can be submitted at any time, with assessments of grants being made quarterly.

Joseph Rank Benevolent Trust Grant (UK)

The Joseph Rank Benevolent Trusts main objectives are to advance the Christian faith and to further any other objects or purposes which are exclusively charitable according to the laws of England and Wales in force from time to time. The Trustees have identified two main areas of interest, as follows: The adaptation of Methodist Church properties with a view to providing improved facilities for use both by the church itself and in its work in the community in which it is based. Projects that demonstrate a Christian approach to the practical, educational and spiritual needs of people. The funding amount is discretionary and applications received before the middle of February, May, August and November will be considered in April, July and October respectively.

Westhill Endowment Grant (UK)

Westhill support projects with strong underlying Christian Values that transform peoples lives, foster empathy between communities and build bridges between people of diverse backgrounds and cultures. Grants have been made to a very wide range of successful projects in local communities in churches and cathedrals, hospitals and hospices; and in higher and a wide range of further educational institutions both in the UK and overseas. Most grants range between £1,000 and £20,000. Larger sums for projects running over two years are considered but matching funding is sometimes advised. Applications can be submitted at any time and these are assessed on a quarterly basis.

Regional Capacity Building Programme (England)

Historic England is the public body that looks after England's historic environment, they champion historic places, helping people understand value and care for them. The Regional Capacity Building Programme offers funding for activities and projects which are local or regional in coverage and which promote the understanding, management and conservation of the historic environment. Under this programme, Historic England provides funding for activities and projects that help to reduce or avoid risk to the historic environment.

CEMEX Community Fund (UK)

The CEMEX Community Fund is a grant funding scheme for enabling and assisting communities local to CEMEX quarry and landfill sites to carry out projects which improve or enhance local community facilities and places of interest. The fund is able to support a small number of projects with grants ranging from £1,000 to £15,000 for projects which; provide and maintain public parks and amenities when the work protects the social, built and/or natural environment; and repair, or restore buildings or structures which are of religious, historical or architectural interest.
Applicants will be required to become and environmental body with the Landfill Communities Fund Regulatory Body, ENTRUST, if offered a grant (this is not required at application stage).

Charles Hayward Foundation Grant Programme (UK)

The Charles Hayward Foundation is a grant-making charitable Trust that makes grants to charities and charitable organisations which are registered in the U.K. The Foundation runs two grants programmes: Main grant programme, this focuses on Social & Criminal Justice, Heritage & Conservation and Overseas (UK registered charities undertaking projects in the Commonwealth countries of Africa) and is aimed at charities with an income of more than £350,000; Small Grant Programme, this focuses on Social & Criminal Justice, Heritage & Conservation and Older People and is for charities with an income of less than £350,000.

All Churches Trust (UK)

ATL makes grants to churches and charities to benefit the people in their local communities across the UK. In 2017, the Trust distributed grants totalling £9.7m, the most the Trust have ever given in a year, which went to a wide range of churches, cathedrals, and charities throughout the British Isles. The Trust particularly welcome applications from less well-off parishes and for projects which benefit mission and help local communities.  Grants will be considered for Churches, Church establishments, religious charities, charities preserving UK heritage, theological colleges, schools promoting Christian religion, charities sponsored or recommended by the Church in the United Kingdom. Grants tend to be made for general works, repairs, refurbishment and the renovation of buildings.