Grants of between £500 to £5,000 are awarded to churches, chapels and other places of worship in the United Kingdom for the conservation of decorative features and monuments such as:
- stained glass windows
- internal monuments and tombs
- wall paintings
- The decorative feature, monument, etc must date from no later than 1896 (the year of William Morris’s death). Applications for features dated after 1896, even if they are in churches dated before 1896, are not eligible.
- A professional architect or established conservator must be engaged to direct the work.
- Grant-aided work must be completed within one year of receipt of the grant.
- Completion of the work must be certified by an appropriate professional.
The following are not eligible:
- structural repairs and fabric maintenance
- alteration or decoration of buildings
- electrical rewiring and the repair or installation of central heating systems
- bells or organs
- works already completed (grants are not made retrospectively)
anything created after 1896
Deadline: Saturday 31 August 2019. Applicants notified by 30 November 2019.
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