Religion

Cottam Will Trust

Arts & Culture Religion

The Cottam Will Trust, administrated by Friends of Friendless Churches, awards grants for new or salvaged works of art in medieval churches. This has previously included statues, murals, paintings, stained glass, altars and altar frontals. Anyone can apply but the Trust encourages applications from Parochial Church Councils (PCCs), or artists themselves with the backing of…

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William & Jane Morris Fund: Church Conservation Grants

Religion Saturday August 31st, 2019

Grants of between £500 to £5,000 are awarded to churches, chapels and other places of worship in the United Kingdom for the conservation of decorative features and monuments such as:

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Idlewild Trust: Conservation Grant – Objects and Works of Art

Arts & Culture Heritage Religion

The Idlewild Trust awards grants of up to £5,000 to UK registered charities and churches that are excepted as charities (income is under £100,000 per annum) with projects that aim to conserve historic or artistically important objects and works of art including artefacts, textiles, furniture, metalwork, manuscripts, wall paintings, tombs and stained glass of high quality.…

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National Churches Trust: Cornerstone Grants

Religion

The National Churches Trust’s Cornerstone Grants programme awards 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 to enable increased community use, costed at more than £30,000 including VAT. Grants will never exceed…

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The Sir Sigmund Sternberg Charitable Foundation

Religion

The Sir Sigmund Sternberg Charitable Foundation awards grants to charitable organisations that promote and support the education of racial and religious activities (interfaith activities), in particular, between the three Abrahamic faiths (Christian, Jewish and Muslim), and the education in and understanding of their fundamental tenets and beliefs. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For more information and…

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The S M B Trust

Environmental Health & Social Care Religion

The S M B Trust award grants of up to £2,000 to UK registered charities with activities that: support the Christian Faith; provide social care in the UK and abroad; provide famine/emergency aid; protect the environment and wildlife; or support education or medical research. Any expenditure will be considered. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Applications are reviewed…

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Home Office: Places of Worship Security Funding Scheme

Religion Saturday August 31st, 2019

The Home Office is providing funding of up to £56,000 to help places of worship tackle hate crimes against them through the installation of up to three protective security measures. Match funding of at least 20% of the total project costs is required. The scheme is open to churches, gurdwaras, mosques, and temples. The Jewish community…

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The Bishop Radford Trust

Religion

The Bishop Radford Trust awards grants to UK registered charities who aim to promote the work of the Christian church following the principles of the Church of England in undertaking church related projects promoting charitable purposes, the education of priests, future priests and church workers, and to support Church Ministry. There are no minimum and maximum…

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The Barron Bell Trust

Heritage Religion

The Barron Bell Trust makes grants towards the provision, installation, inspection, repair and maintenance of carillons of bells in churches. No maximum grant size is specified, but grants are typically between £1,000 – £3,000. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Trustees meet twice a year. For more information and how to apply please contact: Ian Walrond 71 Lower…

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The Beaverbrook Foundation

Health & Social Care Heritage Religion

The Beaverbrook Foundation supports a variety of causes including: relieve sickness and provide support for those in poor health and old age; promote education, including the provision of scholarship awards, maintenance allowances or grants advance the education of the public regarding the first Lord Beaverbrook advance the Christian faith for the benefit of the public…

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Allchurches Trust

Health & Social Care Heritage Religion Youth

The Allchurches Trust supports the mission and work of the Christian church and charitable projects that have a Christian foundation. The Trust likes to assist in areas of greatest social and economic deprivation. Trustees especially favour projects that show vision, illustrate enthusiastic support and demonstrate financial sustainability. The Allchurches Trust offer grants of between £1,000…

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Tory Family Foundation

Health & Social Care Religion Youth

The Tory Family Foundation offer grants to local charitable causes in Folkestone, Kent but also for both national and international charitable causes. Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees. Funding is intended to support educational, religious, social and medical causes. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For more information and how to apply please contact: Mr…

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Friends of Kent Churches

Heritage Religion

Friends of Kent Churches give grants to churches and chapels of architectural merit or historic importance in Kent (pre-1965 boundaries) and help to maintain in good order their fabric and fixtures of special importance. This includes: Fabric repair and restoration. Window and floor maintenance. Work done to monuments It excludes: Reordering, new extensions, toilets or kitchens.…

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Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation

Environmental Health & Social Care Religion

The Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation looks to fund pioneering organisations in the UK that are working to influence policy, attitudes and values at a national or international level. These may be single issue groups working to achieve a particular change, or organisations with a broader remit. The Foundation gives particular consideration to small pioneering headquarters organisations.…

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Garfield Weston Foundation: Regular Grants

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Environmental Health & Social Care Heritage Religion Youth

The Garfield Weston Foundation’s Regular Grant programme awards grants of up to £100,000 to UK registered charities, CIOs, schools, faith-based organisations that are either exempt under the Charity Commission guidelines or are registered charities, housing associations or museums and galleries with activity in the following areas of Welfare, Youth, Community Arts, Faith, Environment, Education, Health…

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The Hillier Trust

Arts & Culture Health & Social Care Religion

The Trust’s objects are supporting organisations involved with education, social welfare, the arts and religion, with a preference for those working with children and young people and older people. The trustees have a preference towards funding organisations that have a Christian ethos and usually awards a substantial grant each year to The Family Trust, a…

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The Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust

Religion

The Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust was established in 1960 for general charitable purposes. The intention of the trust is to make grants to organisations which fall within the areas of medicine, education and welfare, especially for capital or fixed term projects and the provision of rent free premises. Particular regard, though not exclusive, is given…

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E F and M G Hall Charitable Trust

Religion

Founded in 1968, the E F and M G Hall Charitable Trust was established to support general charitable purposes including children, older people, disability, medical charities and churches. It also owns three holiday cottages in Pevensey Bay, which provide holidays for senior citizens from the Edenbridge area. Grants ranged between £50 and £2,550, with the majority being between…

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Church Urban Fund: Together Funds

Religion

The Church Urban Fund’s Together Funds programme offers grants of up to £5,000 for faith-based organisations to engage in social action, either for initiating or developing community work. The activity should meet the following primary criteria: It must be directly tackling poverty. We favour activities that are working directly with people in need. The lead…

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The Homestead Charitable Trust

Religion

The Homestead Charitable Trust is a family trust administered by a small body of trustees. It makes grants for general charitable purposes, including medical and health causes, social welfare, animal welfare, Christianity and the arts. There is no specified grant size you can apply for and applications can be submitted at any time. For more information…

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The Jill Franklin Trust

Religion

The Jill Franklin Trust was set up in memory of Jill Franklin, 1928-1988, and has about £70,000 a year to spend. The Trust focuses its funding on deprived areas of Great Britain and, looks with particular favour at applications from the North of England and Wales. Small charities are preferred, and simply prepared proposals are more…

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The Edith M Ellis 1985 Charitable Trust

Environmental Health & Social Care Religion

Edith M Ellis was a passionate Quaker and worked tirelessly for international peace and reconciliation. Each year the trust gives a few seed grants of between £2000 and £10,000 to UK registered charities, NGOs, public bodies and social enterprises who have innovative ideas to bring about a more peaceful, sustainable and just world, embodying Quaker…

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The Jerusalem Trust

Religion

The objects of the Jerusalem Trust are: to advance the Christian religion and promote Christian organisations and the charitable purposes and institutions they support; to advance Christian education and learning. The trustees’ priority areas are as follows: Evangelism and Christian Mission in the UK Christian projects that develop new ways of working with children and…

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The Beatrice Laing Trust

Religion

The Beatrice Laing Trust was established in 1952 by Sir John Laing. Its focus is on the relief of poverty and the advancement of the evangelical Christian faith, both at home and abroad. Financial support is given to a wide range of charities seeking to relieve poverty in its broadest sense, both throughout the UK…

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The Henry Smith Charity: Christian Projects

Religion

The Christian Projects grant programme supports projects that explicitly promote the Christian faith. The Henry Smith Charity values projects that explicitly set out to nurture and grow people’s journey in Christian faith and grow churches.  Generally they support projects that come from a Church of England context or that are fully ecumenical. The Charity prioritises projects that…

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The Childwick Trust

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The Childwick Trust offers grants (typically between £5,000 – £20,000) to UK registered charities. The overall focus of the charity is to award grants for the promotion of health, particularly for the relief of the disabled and older people in need. The other grants categories are: Jewish charities; Horseracing charities; and Education in South Africa.…

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