Heritage & Conservation


The War Memorial Trust is offering grants up to £30,000 to individuals, organisations and councils who are responsible for the upkeep of War Memorials. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 31st March.

The Radcliffe Trust offers grants ranging from £2,500 to £7,500 to registered charities supporting heritage and crafts and music, with an emphasis on music education, composition and chamber music. The deadline to apply is Sunday 31st January 2021 with outcomes due in June 2021.

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) offers grants between £5,000 to 350,000 to advance the adoption of renewable energy and low carob technologies which would have a UK-wide impact. The deadline to apply is Monday 25th January.

The National Churches Trust Cornerstone Grants offers funding between £10,000 to £50,000 towards the cost of major urgent structural repair projects costed at more than £100,000. Projects that introduce kitchens and accessible toilets to increase community use will also be considered. The deadline for applications is Monday 1st March 2021.

The February Foundation offers grants around £8,700 to registered charities supporting; arts, culture, disability, education, end of life care, financial hardship, healthcare and patient support and heritage. Applications can be submitted at any time.

The Marsh Christian Trust offers grants between £300 to £2,000 to registered charities (not CICs ) with annual incomes under £25,00. The grant can be used for core costs, such as volunteer expenses, training days, equipment maintenance and other core outgoings. Areas funded by the Trust include: arts and heritage, education and training, environmental causes and animal welfare, healthcare and social welfare. Applications can be submitted at any time.

The STEEL CHARITABLE TRUST offers grants between £2,500 to £25,000 to registered charities, CICS and CIOs. They have 7 key areas of interest: arts, economic disadvantage, education, environment, health, heritage and social disadvantage. Grants can be used for projects, capital and core costs. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 20th January 2021.

The E S G Robinson Charitable Trust offers grants around £1,000 to registered charities, with a preference for the West Country. Areas supported include: music and the arts, numismatics, older people, people who are disadvantaged, the environment, conservation and young people. The Trust does not operate a website, more information is available on the CHARITY COMMISSION website.


Funding opportunties for heritage

National Lottery Grants for Heritage

Association for Industrial Archaeology

Architectural Heritage Fund - Heritage Impact Fund

Architectural Heritage Fund – Transforming Places Through Heritage

Grants for war memorials

Funding opportunites for museums and libraries

Archives Revealed

Arts Council/ V&A Purchase Grant Fund

Association of Independent Museums Collections Care Grant Scheme

Esmee Fairbairn Collections Fund

Garfield Weston Foundation

The National Manuscripts Conservation Trust