Benefact Trust – Building Improvement Grants
Deadline to apply Open
Size of Grant Discretionary
Fund Type Community
About the funding

This fund is dedicated to offering support to preserve and improve buildings associated with Christian churches and charities, securing their ongoing functionality and importance while safeguarding their heritage.

Benefact trust will fund the following direct capital costs relating to the types of work:

  • Essential, one-off repairs or other capital works to ensure the continued use or viability of a building (N.B. capital work must be considered urgent or necessary within 12 months)
  • Minor capital works or equipment purchases to meet operational or accessibility requirements (e.g. essential operational equipment, AV equipment, hearing loops, ramps, etc)
  • Conservation or restoration of historic features (e.g. stained glass, carvings, interior furnishings, clocks, tower bells, organs etc) which contribute to preservation and appreciation of a building’s heritage
  • Other aesthetic enhancements (e.g. interior decoration/furnishings or public realm improvements) to improve indoor or outdoor spaces for users
  • Energy efficiency/renewable energy measures (e.g. heating/lighting upgrades, solar panels, etc) which improve the sustainability of church buildings/facilities and enable their continued use
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