Church Conservation Fund

The William and Jane Morris Fund provides grants of between £500 and £5,000 to churches, chapels, and other places of worship built before 1896 for small programs of conservation work to decorative features and monuments. The next application deadline is the 31st March 2024, but can be submitted at any time.

To be eligible for funding, the work must be directed by a professional architect or established conservator and completed according to the principles of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB). Eligible work includes, but is not limited to, stained glass windows, sculpture, furniture, internal monuments, tombs, and wall paintings.

Some examples of previous grants include:

  • £1,000 to St Mary’s Church, Cerne Abbas for the conservation of wall paintings.
  • £750 to Holy Trinity Church, St Austell to restore a monument to Joseph Sawle.
  • £1,600 to The Lye and Wollescote Chapels, Dudley for the repair of a weathervane.

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Key Info

Location: UK

Value: up to £5,000

Grant Deadline: 31-03-2024