Grants are available to registered charities, public bodies and registered friendly societies for projects in the UK concerned with social welfare and preservation:
- Social Welfare: grants are for projects that have a positive impact on the lives of women and girls facing severe and multiple disadvantage, particularly where their vulnerabilities put them at risk of offending
- UK Heritage: the main emphasis is on projects that conserve historical buildings, monuments and collections.
Funding is available through two schemes:
- Main Grant Fund: grants above £5,000 are available
- Small Grant Fund: for requests of £5,000 or less
Grants can be used for project costs, revenue costs (including staff salaries), the costs associated with initial exploratory work for organisations seeking to rescue important buildings and monuments, and capital costs.
Applications can be made at any time.
For more information and how to apply please click here.
Other Heritage Funds
Tesco: Bags of Help Community Grants
Tesco’s Bags of Help, administrated by Groundwork, awards grants up to £2,000 to charities and community organisations whose projects bring benefits to local residents. Funds are raised by the carrier bag charge in Tesco stores. Applications are assessed by Groundwork to ensure they are eligible. To be eligible applicants can be either a voluntary or…Arts & Culture Heritage
The Skinners’ Company The Lady Neville Charity
The Skinners’ Company The Lady Neville Charity provides grants that make a clear and significant contribution to grass-roots charitable organisations working in designated priority areas. They offer grants to registered charity or not-for-profit organisation, and will support only capital projects with a grant of up to £1,000. In order to be eligible for a grant…Heritage
Architectural Heritage Fund: Transforming Places Through Heritage
This programme supports projects that will contribute to the transformation of high streets and town centres in England helping them become thriving places, strengthening local communities and encouraging local economies to prosper. It is part of a wider initiative to revive heritage high streets in England, alongside Historic England’s High Streets Heritage Action Zones. Together, these programmes form…Heritage Loans
Architectural Heritage Fund: Heritage Impact Fund
Architectural Heritage Fund’s Heritage Impact Fund offers tailored finance for charities, social enterprises and community businesses across the UK to develop sustainable heritage at the very heart of vibrant local economies. Loans from £25,000 to £500,000 for up to three years with tailored terms and both flexible and incentivised interest rates are available for impactful projects.…