• Roof Alarm Grants

    supported by funds from Allchurches Trust Ltd and from the Diocese of Leicester

  • The LeicesterShire Historic Churches Trust (LHCT) has been awarded funds by Allchurches Trust Ltd and by the Diocese to offer financial help to churches that wish to install a roof alarm

    The £50,000 generously granted by Allchurches Trust for roof alarms has now all been allocated, shared between 35 churches throughout Leicestershire. 

    The Diocese of Leicester has also committed funds for the roof alarm grant scheme, and £11,400 remains available from the Diocesan allocation.  Grant applications continue to come in and these funds will soon be allocated in full - so if your church needs roof alarm please apply as soon as possible!

    The PCC must commit to maintaining the alarm for a minimum of 5 years.

    These grants cannot be awarded retrospectively and the application must be made to LHCT (not to the Diocese).

    To enquire about applying for a grant to help with the costs of installing a roof alarm, please contact Mrs Janet Arthur MBE for further information – chairman@lhct.org.uk / 0116 279 3995 

    About Allchurches

    Allchurches Trust is one of the UK’s largest grant-making charities. Its funds come from its ownership of Ecclesiastical Insurance Group. ‘Our grants further our charitable objectives of promoting the Christian faith and other charitable causes. We welcome applications from all parts of the UK and Ireland, particularly from areas of social and economic deprivation. 

    We fund projects that tackle homelessness, poverty and social exclusion. We also support the repair, restoration and wider community use of churches and cathedrals of all denominations.’ 

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