Cleary Fund – Grants for Historic Building Conservation

Grant Sources

Grants are available towards the conservation of Georgian buildings and monuments in the United Kingdom.

Maximum value:  £1,000

Objectives of Fund

The scheme is intended to support organisations undertaking conservation projects on buildings that are publically owned or used by the public. In some cases, projects for threatened buildings will also be considered.

Value Notes

Annually, the Fund makes grants of between £250 and £1,000 to about ten projects.

Match Funding Restrictions

The Fund intends to pump-prime schemes, prompt other sources to make grants and to fund specific elements in larger schemes.

Who Can Apply

Organisations that are undertaking conservation projects on buildings that are publically owned or used by the public in the UK are eligible to apply.

Restrictions

Applicants are advised to contact The Georgian Group to confirm that exclusions do not apply.

Eligible Expenditure

Funding is available towards the repair and restoration of Georgian buildings and monuments in the United Kingdom. Grants are usually made towards the conservation of buildings in public ownership or to which there is public access, although they may occasionally be given towards other projects such as the recording of threatened buildings.

How To Apply

The 2017 deadline is 25 August 2017.

Applications should comprise of the following:

  • A covering letter with the applicants’ full contact details.
  • Information about the building or monument for which a grant is sought, including date of construction and history.
  • A description of the works proposed and an explanation of why they are necessary and desirable.
  • Estimates of the cost and timetable.
  • Plans and drawings showing the proposed works.
  • Images showing both general views of the building and, where appropriate, details of the defects to be repaired.
  • Details of planning permissions, listed building consents, faculties etc applied for or obtained.

For all enquiries contact:

Michael Bidnell
Information Officer
The Georgian Group
6 Fitzroy Square
London
W1T 5DX

Tel:  020 7529 8928

 

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