Name Usu. Size of Grants Your income range Can your running costs be covered too? Type of project sought Closing Dates Weblink
Heritage Lottery £100,000 to £2m ? ? Townscape Heritage schemes help to reverse the decline of our best-loved historic townscapes. Local, regional and national organisations work together to repair buildings in conservation areas and bring them back to life.

Also available from Heritage Lottery:

  • Our Heritage
  • Young Roots
1st September Link
David Knightly Trust Pride of Place Awards £500 – £3,000 ? ? Environment, conservation, heritage

Voluntary organisations only. No funding is available for school landscaping, nature gardens, village halls, churches, or children’s playgrounds.

Spring gillbinks AT
Ironmongers’ Company Grants to Iron Projects £5,000 (max) ? Yes Support is given primarily for the conservation of historic ironwork or the creation of new decorative iron or steel work. May Link
Leche Trust £1,500 – £5,000 ? ?
  • Historic buildings of the Georgian period or earlier;
  • Church furnishings of the Georgian period or earlier;
  • Conservation of historic collections in museums and other institutions;
  • Professional performance in theatre, music and dance.

Applicants must be UK registered charities, public authorities or institutions. The Trustees do not accept applications from individuals (except overseas PhD students).

February, June, October Link
Pilgrim Trust £1,000 – £50,000 ? ? Our aim is to preserve and promote Britain’s historical and intellectual assets and to provide assistance to vulnerable members of society.We do this by supporting projects where our funds will make the greatest impact. We are also interested in projects where charities are having difficulty in raising funds from other sources.

We aim to be flexible while at the same time staying within our overall priorities.

Quarterly Link
Lady Neville Charity £10,000 (max) Below £100,000 No
  • Local Heritage projects which help local groups to conserve and restore their landmarks, landscape, traditions and culture
  • Performing and Visual Arts Groups involved in undertaking a particular activity in any field in this area
  • Any charitable activity taking place in communities where the Skinners’ Company has existing work or historical links *
May, November Link
Country Houses Foundation £50,000-  £250,000 ? ?
  • to advance the preservation, for the public benefit, of buildings of sufficient historic or architectural significance or importance to merit preservation together with their gardens and grounds, and
  • to protect and augment the amenities and furnishings of any such buildings, gardens and grounds.
? Link
John & Ruth Howard Charitable Trust £? ? ? Archaeology, buildings… ? Link
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation £? ? ? Many areas including heritage projects in marine or industrial areas which involve local people and have a demonstrable community benefit.  September Link