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Churches are brilliant places.

Churches, chapels and meeting houses are impressive, exciting and surprising. We want to keep them open and in use.

About us

Helping churches stay open and in good repair

41 churches across the UK will stay open and in good repair thanks to £437,000 of funding awarded by the National Churches Trust.

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St Mary the Virgin
Geoff Pullin

Grant of the Month

Discover how funding from the Heritage Stimulus Fund allowed us to help St Mary the Virgin in Northamptonshire install a new terne-coated steel roof.

Holy Trinity Church Wensley
Peter K Burian, CC BY-SA 4.0

What happens if a church has to close?

Clare Chapman, Closed Churches Officer at the Diocese of Leeds explains how news uses can be found for church buildings.


Things to do

Discover unforgettable experiences, unique experiences and activities for families at a church near you this summer.

Church of the week

Church of the week

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Experience the grandeur of a Wren church in Northamptonshire: All Saints is a Grade 1 listed masterclass in the baroque style, inspired by Wren's design for St Mary-at-Hill in London. The perfect addition to a visit to historic Northampton.

View Northampton All Saints
David Osborne-Broad

Our impact in numbers

  • 2000 Churches and chapels

    We've helped keep open, in good repair and supporting local people since 2007.

  • 14 Churches and chapels

    Removed from the Heritage at Risk Register in 2021 with the support of our grants.

  • £ 5.2 million We awarded in 2021

    To churches and chapels for urgent repairs, new facilities such as loos and kitchens and essential maintenance.