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Heritage Grants

Grants of between £200 to £5,000 are available for projects that conserve, enhance, celebrate or increase understanding of the historical and natural landscape of the Stories in Stone area.

What types of projects are considered?

A wide range of projects can be supported, including:

  • Protection, restoration and enhancement of historical built features and archaeological remains
  • Habitat restoration and creation
  • Educational activities and materials on historical or ecological themes
  • Enhanced public access to built and natural heritage
  • Interpretation of landscape features, geology, built and cultural heritage, and flora and fauna and their habitats
  • Surveying, recording and monitoring of built and natural heritage
  • Investigating and recording the human history of the area, including oral histories
  • Initiatives to train and develop people’s heritage skills.

View our heritage grant funded projects:

Current projects

Completed projects

Who can apply?

We welcome applications from voluntary and community groups, landowners, farmers and parish and town councils.

When is the next deadline for applications?

There are two deadlines: 26 March and 21 May. All projects need to be completed by the end of 2019. As we’re now going into the final year of this four-year scheme, these funding rounds may be the last opportunities to access a grant.

Click on the buttons below to  download the grants guidance and application form. (Please don't use earlier versions as some details have changed since the last funding round.)

Heritage Grants Application Form

Get in touch

If you have a project idea that you'd like to have an informal chat about then please contact Chris Lodge, Stories in Stone Project Officer, 015242 51002.