Funding AGencies

The Heritage grants and funding landscape is always changing. The opportunities listed on this page offer a snapshot of current funding, but new funds will be developed in the future.

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Heritage Lottery Fund - Heritage

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) offers a small grants programme, up to the value of 100K for all types of heritage projects across England. These are flexible and particularly designed for voluntary and community groups and first-time applicants. For further details and to apply visit the website www.hlf.org.uk

 

Architectural Heritage Fund

AHF is a registered charity that promotes the conservation of historic buildings in the UK. It does this by providing advice, information and financial assistance in the form of grants and low interesting working capital loans for projects across the UK. Only organisations with charitable status are eligible for financial assistance from the AHF. Financial assistance is available only for buildings that are listed, scheduled or in a conservation area and of acknowledged historic merit. Projects must involve a change either in the ownership of a property or in its use. To find out more and to apply visit the website www.ahfund.org.uk
 

William Morris Craft Fellowship, SPAB

 
The William Morris Craft Fellowship is an advanced training scheme run by The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB). It is awarded each year to three or four highly skilled craftspeople.The training scheme is spread over a year and in that time the successful candidates will be able to widen their experience in a range of traditional building skills, repair techniques, materials and also prepare them for a position of responsibility. Find out more and apply here www.wmcft.org.uk
 

Zibby Garnett Travelling Fellowships

ZGTF is a charity whose purpose is to give financial help to individual students and apprentices who wish to widen their knowledge of conservation and want to travel to countries outside the United Kingdom to study subjects in one of the following fields: Historic Buildings, Historic man made landscapes and historic gardens, Allied trades, techniques, skills and crafts, Artefacts.The grants are intended for practical study and conservation work. Grants of between £300 and £3,000 have been awarded. A grant can meet almost all the cost of a study placement or make a contribution. Find out more and apply here www.zibbygarnett.org/grants
 

 

 

 


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Events

Heritage Solid Plastering specialist applied skills programme NVQ Level 3

This programme is designed to provide practical skills, theoretical knowledge and a recognised qualification to craftspeople who are preparing to specialise in heritage plastering trades.

Understanding Repair & Maintenance of Traditional (Pre-1919) Building

Of interest to the public, historic buildings owners, crafts persons, builders and professionals – the Building Crafts College in conjunction with the Old Royal Naval College is offering 2, two-day courses on Repair & Maintenance of Traditional Buildings.

Lime mortars for traditional brickwork

The day will consist of introductory talks followed by practical demonstrations on how to make a decent lime mortar properly, so that a contractors can use it.