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Funding newsletter

October 2021

National Churches Trust - UK

The National Churches Trust supports a wide variety of projects through their grant programmes. From repairing a roof to helping to install an accessible toilet - and many other projects - their grants help people to continue to serve, and to serve better, their local communities. They now offer four types of grant - Cornerstone, Gateway, Foundation, and Preventative Maintenance.

Cornerstone  -  For urgent and essential structural repair projects with estimated costs of at least £100,000 that will help places of worship become wind and watertight, and for installing kitchens and toilets with estimated costs of at least £30,000, to improve access for all.

Gateway - To support churches in their project development up to RIBA stage 1; supporting local church trusts; and essential repair projects with estimated costs of between £10,000 and £100,000.

Foundation Grants for Maintenance - Small grants to support small, urgent maintenance and repair issues or to carry out small investigative works costing upto £10,000.

Preventative Maintenance Micro-Grants  - Grants to support the cost of MaintenanceBooker maintenance services.

Further information on each of the grant programmes is available on the website, along with guidelines and specific deadline dates.

Application Form: Online application form through the website

Contact: The National Churches Trust, 7 Tufton Street, London, SW1P 3QB

Telephone:  020 7222 0605