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 the PCC.
Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Applications are reviewed quarterly.
For more information and how to apply please click here.
Other Religion Funds
National Churches Trust: Gateway Grants
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National Churches Trust: Foundation Grants – for Maintenance
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The Rank Foundation: Pebble Grants
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Marshall’s Charity: Church Restoration Grants
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