Author Archives: Jayne
Allchurches Trust’s Roof Protection Scheme provides grants to help churches install roof alarms in response to the issue of metal theft, which continues to be a very challenging issue across the UK. We have recently extended this scheme until the … Continue reading
THE greatest reduction in the Church of England’s church-building stock since the 16th century is under way, a new report warns. Since 1969, just under 2000 church closures have taken place: about ten per cent of the estate. The analysis notes that … Continue reading
What can be done to save England’s neglected parish churches? James Alexander Cameron 23 JANUARY 2020 The west steeple of the Parish Church of St Mary in Frampton, Lincolnshire, was finished with one of the country’s earliest stone broach spires … Continue reading
Fabric grant funding made easier for churches Changes have been announced making it easier for parishes to apply for funding to support fabric repairs. During 2020 administration of the Wolfson Foundation funds for fabric repairs of churches will move from … Continue reading
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.