|To provide grants predominantly for the structural
repair of ecclesiastical buildings (built before 1875)
which are open to the public.
Grants are given to churches located in the pre-1974
of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and
Northamptonshire (including the Diocese of Peterborough).
Applications for the conservation of wall paintings will be considered as these are deemed to be part of the fabric of a building.
There is no territorial restriction in respect of the conservation of monuments and monumental brasses. It is a requirement that the conservator is ICON accredited.
Grants are occassionally made towards publication of
architectural and archaeological books and papers; towards
the purchase of documents and items for Record Offices
and Museums; for archaeological research and related causes.