Church Urban Fund: Together Funds


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 applicant must be faith-based.
  • Applicants need to be working in partnership with at least one other organisation. These do not need to be faith-based.
  • The activity must have a local focus, being based locally with community involvement in identifying needs, initiating responses and running the project.

In addition to the above  criteria, CUF also assess applications by a number of priorities. These are:

  • Activity linked to or supported by a member organisation of the Together Network.
  • Activity identified by dioceses as being key to the reduction of deprivation in their
  • Activity that involves and encourages volunteering.
  • Activity that raises capacity and encourages learning, which leads people onto new

Applications can be submitted at any time.

For more information and how to apply please click here.

Other Religion Funds


William & Jane Morris Fund: Church Conservation Grants

Saturday August 31st, 2019

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Idlewild Trust: Conservation Grant – Objects and Works of Art

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

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

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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