Category Archives: Heritage & Historic buildings

Screwfix’s New Charity Aims to Assist UK Charities

Trade retailer Screwfix has set up a charity to raise funding which can be given as grants to registered charities to fix, maintain and improve facilities for those in need in the UK. The Screwfix Foundation, established earlier this year, … Continue reading

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Small Grants Scheme for War Memorials.

The attached link gives information on how communities can apply for a grant to maintain their war memorials. small grants war memorials

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BIFFA Flagship Scheme Opens for 2013

BIFFA is inviting organisations that are registered, or are able to register, with ENTRUST to apply to its annual Flagship Scheme. The scheme offers grants of between £150,000 and £500,000 to projects of regional significance that focus either on the … Continue reading

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Heritage Lottery Fund First World War Grants

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has launched ‘First World War: Then & Now’, a new £6 million funding programme to help communities across the UK mark the Centenary of the First World War. Over the next six years, not-for-profit organisations … Continue reading

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Awards for All

Awards for All For the last six months, the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) has been running a pilot in the West Midlands region giving groups the opportunity to apply for repeat and on-going activities under Awards for All, which was … Continue reading

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Sharing Heritage

Heritage Lottery Fund’s Shared Heritage Fund is available to not-for-profit groups wanting to explore, share and celebrate their community’s heritage.  Activities supported can include events,exhibitions, festivals and celebrations, or producing local history publications, conservation of individual heritage items, volunteer training … Continue reading

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J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust to Close in January 2013

One of the UK’s largest grant-making trusts has announced that it will permanently close to all online applications at noon on 18 January 2013. The Trustees have stated that they intend to wind down the J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable … Continue reading

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All Our Stories: New Heritage Lottery fund, up to £10K available

The Heritage Lottery Fund has launched a new £1million small grants programme All Our Stories. The programme will provide grants of £3,000 – £10,000 to support charities, community groups and heritage organisations running local history projects. The programme will support … Continue reading

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Speak Up Film Fund: Partial funding for local community film based projects

The Community Film Unit has opened applications to the Speak Up Fund to support voluntary organisations across England who have a film-based project that shows dedication towards their local communities. It will support between 20-50% of the costs. To be … Continue reading

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National Heritage Memorial Fund: To purchase and preserve national heritage items and land

The National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) offers grants and occasionally loans to help with the purchase, preservation and maintenance of land, buildings, works of art and other objects of outstanding importance to the national heritage. Charities and not-for-profit organisations, whose … Continue reading

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