grants for Training

There are grants for traditional building skills training and there are also grants for building projects from a range of funders, often local authorities or heritage agencies.
 
Check the Heritage Alliance Funding Directory to search a well-maintained database of funding programmes.
 

CITB Grants

The CITB operate a training grant scheme which is funded by the CITB Levy. 'In Scope' employers pay a percentage of their profit to the CITB in Levy which can be claimed back in the forming of training grants

Did you know that 'In Scope' employers who have a wage bill of less than £80K, DO NOT pay the Levy, but can still access grant funding for training! 

There are many grants available and it may look confusing, but the CITB have a network of Company Development Advisors(CDAs) across the UK who are there to assist registered companies access these grants. Find out who you CDA is here.

Find out more about how to claim CITB Training Grants.

The Radcliffe Trust

The Radcliffe Trust is one of Britain’s oldest charities, founded in 1714 by the will of Dr John Radcliffe.Today, The Radcliffe Trust continues his charitable bequest through grant giving to support Heritage and Crafts. Visit the website here.

Scottish Lime Centre Trust

The Scottish Lime Centre Trust has been selected by the National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) as being a suitable partner institution to distribute grants to those studying or working in conservation through the Patricia Fay Memorial Fund.

This allows the SLCT to distribute bursaries to anyone studying or working in conservation who want to attend their courses. Click here to find out more about the NADFAS grant.

 
 

 


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