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. Works must be in museums, galleries, places of worship and historic buildings or their grounds, and be accessible to the public.

A conservation report must have taken place before you apply. All work must be undertaken by an accredited conservator.

Grants can not be used for:

  • Structural repair of buildings
  • Organs and Bells
  • Capital projects/new facilities including extensions, redevelopments, annexes, kitchen facilities heating and lighting systems.
  • Environmental projects or conservation of lands
  • Conservation Reports
  • Routine maintenance, cleaning and preventative work on objects or works of art

Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Forthcoming deadlines: 7 February 2019, midnight and 5 September 2019, midnight.

For more information and how to apply please click here.

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