Please see below for companies and trusts that specialise with faith and religion.
Heritage Lottery Fund: Grants for places of worship
Congregations caring for historic places of worship, of all faiths and denominations, can apply to HLF for funding to support a broad range of projects including capital repair.
National Churches Trust
We support a wide variety of projects through our grant programmes. From repairing a roof to helping to install an accessible toilet – and many other projects – our grants help people to continue to serve, and to serve better, their local communities.
We support the repair, restoration and wider community use of churches and cathedrals of all denominations.
Beatrice Laing Trust
The Laing Family Trusts support a wide range of charities engaged in promoting Christian faith and values and in the relief of poverty (interpreted in its broadest sense), both in the UK and overseas.
Supporting Christian Charities concerned with social inclusion particularly through ministries of healing and the arts.
Porticus UK Fund
Our values are based on the Catholic faith, but we welcome applications from religious and secular organisations.
MB Reckitt Trust
The aim of the Trust is to promote researches and activities that evaluate and develop social structures, processes and attitudes in order to release energies for change, from the perspective of Christianity and the other principal faith traditions.
Langley Charitable Trust
Advancing the gospel of jesus christ and christianity and such other charitable purposes as are consistent therewith whether in the uk or overseas (including welfare, medicine and health but excluding animals and birds).
Marsh Christian Trust
The Marsh Christian Trust was founded based on the Christian principles of reaching out, caring for the natural world and helping those in need. These principles continue to remain a core part of the charity’s ethos and it provides support on this basis which is distinctly inclusive of all organisations, including those of other faiths or no faith. Recipients of both our grant-making programme and Award scheme come from all walks of life and are respected for who they are and what they are doing, not what faith they follow.
Joseph Rank Trust
An independent Christian grant-maker who work with all Christian denominations in the United Kingdom. The principal object of the Trust is “to advance the Christian Faith”.
Friends of Friendless Churches
A very small charity which saves redundant historic churches. They own over 40 former places of worship, half in England, half in Wales, which we preserve as peaceful spaces for visitors and the local community to enjoy. Most are medieval, and all of them are listed.
Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme
The Listed Places of Worship (LPW) GrantScheme gives grants that cover the VAT incurred in making repairs to listed buildings in use as places of worship. The scheme covers repairs to the fabric of the building, along with associated professional fees, plus repairs to turret clocks, pews, bells and pipe organs.
Inter Faith Youth Trust
Small Grants Programme for events organised by and for young people focused around Inter Faith Week 11-18 November 2018. The Trust will be awarding small grants up to £500.00 for organisations running events or projects connected with Inter Faith Week 2018.
Westhill Endowment Fund
To support formal and informal religious education projects and faith-motivated activities that enable people to transform their lives and the life of their communities.
Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust
OHCT provides financial help with repairs and practical enhancements to churches, chapels or meeting houses used as a place of public worship
Funding related to COVID-19
Further information about funding sources during the pandemic.