The Charles Hayward Foundation is a grant-making charitable trust making awards to charities that registered in the UK. Under their main grants programme, funding for heritage and conservation is available for the following projects: Purchase of land or reclamation of recently purchased land to be used for nature reserves where these will be maintained in … Continue reading Funding: Charles Hayward Foundation’s Main Grants Programme- Heritage & Conservation
The Masonic Charitable Foundation's Community Support Scheme offers large and small grants to charities registered in England and Wales that are working in the areas of financial hardship, health and disability, education and employability, and social exclusion and disadvantage. Large grants of more than £5,000 are awarded to charities with an annual turnover of more … Continue reading Funding: Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Community Support Grants
The Charity Commission has recently launched an accounts templates pack for small charitable companies to help trustees of charitable companies with an income of under £500,000 to prepare their accounts. These are the result of a close partnership between Companies House and the Charity Commission to ensure that the templates reflect the regulatory requirements, current … Continue reading Support: Charity Commission Launches ‘Time Saving’ Accounts Templates for Charitable Companies
Museums and Galleries Tax Relief came into effect at the start of April and applies to touring and non-touring exhibitions effective from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2022. Arts Council England have posted a very useful FAQ page on their website relating to this which will be updated as more information becomes available and … Continue reading Support: Museums and Galleries Tax Relief Update
The Association for Independent Museums' AIM Hallmarks Awards Scheme is now open for applications. These awards offer grants of between £5,000 and £15,00 to help AIM member museums and heritage sites in England and Wales to improve the way they work. More information and details of how to apply can be found here Deadline for … Continue reading Funding: Want to Work Differently? A Grant from the AIM Hallmarks Awards can help you
The National Heritage Training Group are running a two-day course aimed at contractors working on traditional buildings. It will consider: How to repair and maintain traditional buildings Relevant legislation and guidance Traditional materials and methods Maintaining safe working practices Registration with the CITB Cskills Awards for AWD053 is included in the course fee and participants … Continue reading Training: Understanding Repair & Maintenance of Traditional (Pre 1919) Buildings Course 25/26 July 2017, London
The 27th BRICK workshop, will focus on governance, project management as it relates to the project objectives of groups involved in heritage regeneration, and using and understanding your Quantity Surveyor. These relevant topics are part of the Prince's Regeneration Trust's efforts to help with ensuring a sustainable future for historic buildings and sites. The workshop … Continue reading Training: BRICK Workshop 27- Governance, Project Management, and using and understanding your quantity surveyor. Leominster, 9 May 2017.
This year's Tyne and Wear Heritage Forum Annual Conference will be a celebration of the industrial and social heritage of Tyne and Wear and the wider region and will feature: Lessons from the ongoing community projects supported by the Forum Presentations of best practice for local heritage groups Various workshops on themes such as heritage … Continue reading Conference: Celebrating Heritage Initiatives- Tyne and Wear Heritage Forum Annual Conference. Wallsend, 13 May 2017.
As part of its Giving to Heritage programme, the Institute of Fundraising are running a workshop aimed at those interested in offering community shares. The workshop, which, is run in association with The Community Shares Company, will enable people involved in delivering or funding heritage projects to: Understand what are community shares and why they … Continue reading Training: How to Set Up a Community Shares Project. Sheffield, 3 May 2017
Nominations are being sought for Jewson's 'Building Better Communities' funding programme. The firm building providers are offering regional project prizes of £500 to £10,000 and the top regional project will receive £50,000. You can also nominate your Trade Hero who could win £50,000 to help them complete a community project. Nominations close on the 5th … Continue reading Funding: Building Better Communities 2017