A group of young people make funny poses and raise their hands in the air in front of a 'green screen' as part of a film project funded by the Children and Young People Fund.

We have a number of funding opportunities which churches can explore to help support them with their mission and ministry.

On this page we give details of:

Property Grants
Other external funding opportunities

We also provide some information about other organisations with funding opportunities that churches may be interested in exploring.

Property Grants

We are pleased to offer two grant funds (Missional Property Fund Grants and Minor Repairs and Improvements Grants) to support repairs and improvements to church buildings. Please visit our dedicated page for Property Grants.

Other external funding opportunities

National Churches Trust

The National Churches Trust gives grants ranging from small grants for maintenance issues, to larger grants for building repairs and the installation of toilets and kitchens. Parishes need to have approval in place before applying for a grant. There are usually two funding rounds a year.

Friends of Kent Churches

The Friends of Kent Churches gives grants to churches for maintenance works and also considers applications for toilets and kitchens. There are two applications rounds each year, with deadlines of 1st May and 1st November.

Please note that churches within the London Boroughs of Bromley and Bexley are eligible for grants from the Friends of Kent Churches.

Congregational and General Trust
Congregational and General trust gives grants ranging from £1000 to £25,000 for capital projects involving repairs, improvements or extensions. Applications are considered quarterly. Please see their website for the next application deadline.
Benefact Trust

The Benefact Trust gives grants to Christian organisations, including for repairs and improvements, especially where works support wider community use.

Funding For All
Funding for All is a charity that provides free, expert fundraising advice to small charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises from across Kent and Medway
The Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme
The Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme gives grants to cover the VAT incurred when making eligible repairs or other work to listed buildings in use as places of worship.
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