New Emergency Fund for Heritage at Risk

Historic England were very over-subscribed in response to their recent invitation for submissions for their Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund and they offered £1.8 million in grants for 70 projects. On June 9th they announced a second round of funding, the £3m Covid-19 Emergency Heritage at Risk Response Fund, which will award grants to help fund urgent maintenance, repairs and surveys at of locally-cherished historic buildings and sites. Details of timescales, eligibility and application processes are available on their website.  Applications must be in by the end of August for projects of less than £25,000 which are ready to start by 31st October.