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How valuable is the maintenance of church buildings? Click here for Historic England’s commentary on their research into the economic value of maintenance and repair to listed church buildings.
Extension of LPOW The government has formally confirmed the extension of the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme (LPWGS) until March 2021. A joint statement to welcome this extension was published by the DCMS and the Church. New guidance … Continue reading
FCC Community Action Fund, England Grants between £2k and £100k are available for projects which involve the provision, maintenance or improvement of public amenities including community spaces in places of worship. Projects must be based within 10 miles of an eligible FCC Environment waste facility. Deadline 11 December 2019 https://fcccommunitiesfoundation.org.uk/funds/fcc-community-action-fund
Please see information below which may be helpful for your church: Places of Worship Protective Security Funding Scheme – applications open The Home Office has announced that the fourth round of the Places of Worship (POW) Protective Security Funding Scheme … Continue reading
National Lottery Heritage Funding for Places of Worship Find out what the NLHF will support https://www.heritagefund.org.uk/hub/places-worship
Looking for a church to visit over the Easter Break? The Churches Trust for Cumbria, Cumbria Tourism and ExploreChurches are working together to promote Cumbria’s sacred church heritage.
A further round of funding for security at places of worship has been announced by the government. Applications for the scheme have not opened yet and it is presently anticipated for the middle of the year. When it is announced … Continue reading
Come and join us with a range of national and professional speakers at our free workshops and information days, 9.30 – 3.30pm lunch included. 1st May at Penrith Methodist Church – Michael Murray Deputy Chief Executive, National Churches Trust – … Continue reading
The Churches Trust for Cumbria wins support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund The Churches Trust for Cumbria has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £75,400 for an exciting heritage project, Caring for Cumbria’s Churches. Made possible by … Continue reading
Acknowledging excellence in the repair of places of worship of all denominations and faiths in England and Wales, the John Betjeman ward is accepting application until 26th February 2019. Importantly, the award is always made to the building rather than … Continue reading