The National Churches Trust new strategy (2019-2023) outlines three new grant programmes "Foundation", "Gateway" and "Cornerstone".
The following outcomes must be met from the new strategy::
- Preserving heritage
- Promoting sustainability
- Inspiring support
Foundation Grants: Apply for a grant between £500 to £3,000. Eligible work: Maintenance works; items identified as required within a Quinquennial Inspection Report/survey reports/other sort of report; small investigative works/surveys. Projects should cost up to £10,000.
Foundation grants is open for applications. The first deadline is 24 January 2019.
Gateway Grants: Apply for a grant of between of £3,000 to £10,000. Eligible work: Project development work up to RIBA stage 1; strategic or capacity building projects at regional churches trusts.
Gateway grants is open for applications. The first deadline is 10 January 2019.
Cornerstone Grants: Apply for a grant between £10,000 to £50,000. Eligible work: Structural repairs/maintenance issues costed over £100,000; installation of kitchen and toilets over £30,000.
Cornerstone grants is open for applications. The next deadlines are 4 March 2019 and 1 July 2019.