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Heritage Grants

Grants of between £200 to £10,000 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?

  • 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.

So far, 32 projects have had funding approved. Visit the Heritage Grant project pages to read more:

Completed projects

Current approved projects

Who can apply?

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

Our final application closing date is 7 January 2020.

You can download the guidance and application form here:

Heritage grant guidance

Heritage grant 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.