Category Archives: Funding

Durham Cathedral wins Innovation Award for LEGO model

Durham Cathedral has won the Hudson’s Heritage Award 2017 for Best Innovation for its clever and highly successful fundraising project where visitors were encouraged to buy a LEGO brick which was then added to a detailed model of the cathedral. In November last year it also won Most Innovative Fundraising Campaign at the Institute of […]



£10 million funding for tourism in North of England

Northern destinations will receive £10 million of Government funding to boost tourism and attract international visitors from across the world, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport announced on 27th March 2015. The funding will go towards a ground-breaking new initiative that will see tourism bodies such as Cumbria Tourism and Welcome to Yorkshire sell what’s unique about the […]


Ride and Stride 2015

Ride and Stride is a national movement which has been running for many years. Taking place on 12th September 2015, walkers, cyclists and public transport users are sponsored to visit as many places of worship as they can on the day. The money they raise helps to save historic churches, chapels and meeting houses for future […]


Just Giving in partnership with the National Churches Trust

Just Giving allows people and organisations to fund raise online. It also enable people to donate by text. The National Churches Trust and JustGiving are working together to make it easier for churches to use Just Giving. Through this partnership, churches, chapels and meeting houses can join JustGiving for FREE, giving you access to the whole  JustGiving platform, […]


National Funding Scheme DONATE

The National Funding Scheme is a fund-raising initiative which allows visitors to make donations using their mobile phones while they are still in your church.


HLF Grants to help people learn about, access or engage with their heritage

The Heritage Lottery Fund has several funding programmes available for projects that aim to help people to learn about, access or engage with part of their local, regional or national heritage. Currently these are: The Sharing Heritage programme offers grants between £3,000 and £10,000 which are for small scale heritage projects. http://www.hlf.org.uk/looking-funding/our-grant-programmes/sharing-heritage The Young Roots […]