The Pilgrim Trust

Heritage

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

Covid 19 Heritage

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport: Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage

Monday August 17th, 2020

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport’s Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage, distributed by the National Lottery Heritage Fund in partnership with Historic England, awards grants of between £10,000 to £3 million to organisations from across England’s heritage ecosystem. Grants are to safeguard these organisations’ future from the economic impact of Covid-19. Applicants must…

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Covid 19 Heritage National Lottery

The National Lottery Heritage Fund: Heritage Emergency Fund (£50,000-£250,000)

The National Lottery Heritage Fund is awarding urgent grants of between £50,000-£250,000 for heritage assets at immediate risk. The Heritage Emergency Fund is short-term funding to support the immediate actions needed to stabilise operations, manage unforeseen risks and help organisations begin to think about recovery. Applicants can apply to the Fund to cover essential costs…

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

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…

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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…

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