Logo: A country church set against a hilly green background with a stone wall in front.Logo: A country church set against a hilly green background with a stone wall in front.Leicestershire Historic Churches Trust

Graphic: Collage of stained glass church windows.

 

 

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Grants, Advice and other Links

Grants from the LeicesterShire Historic Churches Trust

To enquire about applying for a grant, please contact Mrs Vicki Dolphin, Grants Administrator for LHCT – vicki.dolphin.lhct@gmail.com – who will guide you through our application procedure.

LHCT Grant Meetings in 2017 will be on Wed 3 May and Wed 20 September. Churches/chapels should aim to submit applications 4 weeks in advance of these meetings.

The National Churches Trust

 

www.nationalchurchestrust.org - homepage

http://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/our-grants/partnership-grants

As a trusted partner of the National Churches Trust, the LeicesterShire Historic Churches Trust has access to a number of additional grants for repair projects as part of the Partnership Grants Programme.  The Programme has provided over £1 million in grant funding towards repairs at churches and chapels over the last five years (including £67,500 in grants shared between 27 churches and chapels in Leicester and Leicestershire since 2011).

Churches should apply directly to us by contacting Mrs Vicki Dolphin, LHCT Grants Administrator – vicki.dolphin.lhct@gmail.com – who will guide you through our usual application procedure.  Of the churches that apply to us during 2017, we will be able to put forward a maximum of six churches that qualify for a Partnership Grant in 2017.

General Fundraising Advice

www.trustfunding.org.uk

www.ffhb.org.uk

Grantaid for VAT

(listed places of worship only)
www.lpwscheme.org.uk

Advice on looking after your church or chapel

www.churchcare.co.uk

www.maintainyourbuilding.org.uk/main/

 

Advice on contents, organs, memorials, and bells

www.bios.org.uk (re: organs)

http://leicesterdg.org.uk/joomla2/index.php/brf (re bells)

http://www.memorialgrant.org.uk/ and

http://www.memorialgrant.org.uk/grant_scheme.html

www.warmemorials.org

Welcoming People to your Church

http://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/national-churchwatch

http://cvta.org.uk/

http://cvta.org.uk/resources/divine-inspiration/

Download the 'Open Churches' Leaflet

The Historic Chapels Trust

www.hct.org.uk

The Churches Conservation Trust www.visitchurches.org.uk
Churches Visitor & Tourism Association www.cvta.org.uk

Finding a Church or Chapel in LeicesterShire

www.achurchnearyou.com

www.nottingham-diocese.org.uk  - click on 'Diocesan Directory' (for Roman Catholic churches)

www.methodist.org.uk

Other Ideas
Calligraphy Andrew Moore Calligraphy

 

 

 

 

 

Misterton, St. Leonard's Church

Misterton, St. Leonard's Church.

 

 

Countesthorpe, St. Andrew's Church

Photograph: Countesthorpe, St. Andrew's Church.


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