• 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 £50,000 by Allchurches Trust Ltd to offer financial help to churches that wish to install a roof alarm

    £22,200 remains available from the original grant of £50,000 from Allchurches Trust and the scheme lasts until 31 July 2021 or until the funds are exhausted. (Please note:- in order to qualify for a grant from the funds that LHCT administers on behalf of Allchurches Trust, the alarm company must be approved by the church’s current insurer.)

    The Diocese of Leicester has also committed funds for the roof alarm grant scheme. 

    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 Allchurches Trust, nor 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 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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