We are the charity for people who love church buildings.

Our work is dedicated to supporting places of worship of historic, architectural and community value used by Christian denominations throughout the UK.

We do this by:

  • Providing grants for church buildings for maintenance, project development, urgent repairs and the installation of facilities to support wider community use.
  • Helping places of worship keep their buildings in good repair through our MaintenanceBooker service.
  • On our ExploreChurches website making it easy for everyone to discover the wonder of the UK’s sacred heritage.

The Trust is the successor to two older charities, the Historic Churches Preservation Trust, founded in 1953 and the Incorporated Church Building Society, founded in 1818.

Funding Details
  • Funding Types:

    UK, Buildings, Capital

  • Grant Sizes Offered:

    Less than £2000, £2000 - £20,000, More than £20,000

  • Referral Consent Given:


  • Reason:

    Happy to speak with churches and offer advice, and consider them for our programme. They would need to submit a new application to us though.

  • Open to Collaborations:


  • Offer Multi-year Grants:


Contact Details
  • Contact Email

  • Phone Number:

    +44 (0)207 222 0605

  • Website: