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Cathedral awarded endowment grant to fund the training and development of the Cathedral Choir

Cathedral awarded endowment grant to fund the training and development of the Cathedral Choir
4 July 2017

The Friends of Cathedral Music (FCM) has awarded Worcester Cathedral an endowment grant of £20,000 to fund the training and development of the Cathedral Choir, so that it can support the development and training of the boy and girl Choristers, the Lay Clerks and the Choral Scholars - they are not able to do this due to insufficient funding. more

Heritage Lottery Fund – the end of Grants for Places of Worship (HLF GPOW)

Heritage Lottery Fund – the end of Grants for Places of Worship (HLF GPOW)
25 April 2017, Andrew Mottram

Many of you will be aware by now that the specific HLF funding programme for repairs to church buildings is to end in September. There is no need for despair as there are two other very suitable HLF funding programmes for repairs and improvements to church buildings. more

New Deputy Chair of the DBF

Eric Wiles
19 April 2017, Sam Setchell

Eric Wiles from Upton Snodsbury is the new voluntary Deputy Chair of the Diocesan Board of Finance. more

Major Change to HLF's Grant Scheme

6 April 2017, Andrew Mottram

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) have confirmed that their dedicated grant programme for major repairs to listed places of worship is to close later this year, with two more rounds of applications before then. The scheme being closed is called the Grants for Places of Worship (GPOW) programme. more

Heritage Lottery Funding

Malvern Christ Church
26 March 2017, Andrew Mottram

Advice from Andrew Mottram on applying for HLF grants. more

Holland House anniversary appeal

Holland House
1 February 2017, Sam Setchell

The Trustees of Holland House have announced a new appeal to raise at least £100,000 for the retreat house. more

St Thomas, Stourbridge awarded Heritage Lottery Funding

St Thomas' Church in Stourbridge
18 January 2017, Sam Setchell

St. Thomas’ Church in Stourbridge has secured Heritage Lottery Fund investment for their Church Improvement Project more

The Price of Lead

The Price of Lead
10 January 2017, Andrew Mottram

In December 2016 the Church Buildings Council advised that the price of lead is about to reach an all-time high. more

Calling Young Disciples project

children praying
10 January 2017, Sam Setchell

What's the Calling Young Disciples project all about? more

Christmas funding boost for Hallow

Christmas funding boost for Hallow
15 December 2016

St Philip & St James, Hallow is set to benefit from a £596,000 rescue funding package from the National Churches Trust, the UK’s church repair and support charity. more