Our Advice on National Grants for Church Building Repairs and Alterations covers:
• Signposts to the wide range of grants available
• Major national bodies and trusts giving grants
• Other trusts with a national scope
Key national funders include the Heritage Lottery Fund, Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme, National Churches Trust and ChurchCare.
National grants can fund church repairs and alterations and the conservation of specific features such as windows, bells and organs.
See also our Advice on Some Aspects of the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Grants for Places of Worship, a main source of funding for critical structural repairs.
Information on Heritage Lottery Fund grants is also given in this HLF presentation.
STOP PRESS – Changes to Heritage Lottery Fund grants: This page and the advice mentioned on it were written before the HLF announced that its Grants for Places of Worship scheme was to end with a final deadline for applications of 14 August 2017. See our note for more information on the change and alternative HLF grants.