Links

You can download a comprehensive list of charitable grants for churches from the Churchcare website:

http://www.churchcare.co.uk/images/Funding/Charitable-Grants-for-Churches-2017.pdf

 

Here are some specific trusts which are worth researching:

 

Allchurches Trust

One of the UK’s largest grant-making trusts, supporting churches to restore their historic buildings and open them for wider community benefit

http://www.allchurches.co.uk/

 

The Anchor Foundation

Supporting Christian charities concerned with social inclusion and the arts. Only in exceptional circumstances will grants be given for building work.

http://www.theanchorfoundation.org.uk/

 

Awards for All

Three funding priorities for community-led projects: bringing people together; improving the places and spaces that matter to communities; and enabling people to fulfil their potential.

https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/england/awards-for-all-england

 

Biffa

Grants to projects that provide or improve biodiversity, community spaces, and places for outdoor recreation.

http://www.biffa-award.org/main-grants-scheme

 

Bishop of London's Mission Fund

Supported mission work throughout the Diocese, aimed at reaching ‘beyond the walls of the church’.

http://www.london.anglican.org/support/finance/the-bishop-of-londons-mission-fund/

 

Church Care

Grants for the conservation of church buildings and their historic contents.

http://www.churchcare.co.uk/churches/funding-and-grants/our-grants

 

Church Urban Fund

“Near neighbours” grants offer funding to bring together neighbours and improve communities.  “Together grants” are for faith-based organisations to engage in social action.

https://www.cuf.org.uk/

 

Garfield Weston

Wide range of grant types including community, environment, and faith. They like to match-fund.  Revenue and capital grants available.

https://garfieldweston.org/

 

Heritage Lottery Fund

Funding for heritage projects of a wide variety, as long as they make a lasting difference for heritage, people and communities.

https://www.hlf.org.uk/

 

Heritage of London Trust

http://heritageoflondon.org/

 

Islington local ward councillors

Local ward Councillors have an annual budget per ward for small grants.

https://www.islington.gov.uk/advice/vcs-organisations/funding-and-grants/local_initiatives_fund

 

 

Methodist Chapel Aid Limited

Provide loans to churches and associated organisations which are primarily intended to enable churches to acquire, develop or repair church buildings

http://www.mcafundingforchurches.co.uk/

 

National Churches Trust

A wide range of funding for churches towards repairs and maintenance, community and partnership work, and the development of larger projects.

http://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/