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National Churches Trust – five point plan

A five point plan to secure the future of the UK’s church buildings has been set out by the National Churches Trust. 1. Prioritise the maintenance of church buildings. It is often more cost-effective to look after historic churches through … Continue reading

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Church Tourism Workshop

A special day of workshops is to explore church tourism and look at the potential to welcome visitors and share your church’s story. Sarah Crossland from the National Churches Trust and trustee of The Churches Visitor and Tourism Association will … Continue reading

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Site Visit and Social at St Oswald’s, Grasmere

The following training event is to be held on the 16th and 17th June 2017, 9.00 – 16.30 Each day will consist of a ‘hard hat’ tour of the scaffolding to the roof of the tower, talks in the church … Continue reading

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Christian Innovation Grants

        Together, we have 20 Christian Innovation Grants of £2,000 on offer for new community projects led by local churches and Christians. Each £2,000 grant will provide essential seed funding to enable the 20 best ideas to … Continue reading

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Funding News

Jewson’s ‘Building Better Communities’ funding is back for 2017 The building firm are offering regional project prizes of £500 to £10,000 and the top regional project will receive £50,000. You can nominate any community building that is making a difference … Continue reading

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The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF)

Grants are available for not-for-profit organisations in the UK to cover some of the costs of developing and co-ordinating a building project and taking it towards the start of work on site. Church Buildings are eligible, however they must be … Continue reading

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Funding Information

Closing dates for the following National Churches Trust grants are 10th May 2017 and 6th September 2017. Maintenance Grants  £1,000 and £2,500 for small, urgent maintenance issues and repairs to listed church buildings. Project Development Grants awards up to £10,000 to … Continue reading

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Funding Information

ChurchCare have grants available for the following: Books and manuscripts Church plate Churchyard Structures Metalwork Monuments Textiles Timberwork Closing date for applications is 22nd May 2017 for further information visit the ChurchCare website

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St Pauls, Witherslack, Cumbria

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Lime workshop with CAfS Cumbria Action for Sustainability

Free lime workshop Learn about using lime as a render and for insulation with Lee Richards, from L. J. Richards Plastering. 28th April 6:30pm, Alston Town Hall. Booking is essential. Organised by CAfS for Alston Moor Townscape Heritage Scheme. Funded by the Heritage … Continue reading

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