Latest news

The latest news about our work supporting the UK's churches. If you need more information contact our Head of Communications Eddie Tulasiewicz on 07742 932278.


Funding boost for Northern Ireland’s churches and chapels

£200,000 will go to boosting the National Churches Trust’s grants for urgent repairs and for the provision of modern community facilities such as toilets and kitchens.  £50,000 will be made available...


National Churches Trust Budget Representation 2021

Each year, HM Treasury invites interest groups, individuals or representative bodies to comment on government policy and/or suggest new policy for inclusion in the upcoming Budget. In 2021, our...


Christmas comes early for seven Northern Ireland churches

This is as part of the Treasure Ireland project funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, the Pilgrim Trust and the Department for Communities. The Wolfson Foundation has contributed a further £5...


Christmas funding boost for churches and chapels

They share in a £483,000 funding allocation from the National Churches Trust. In 2020 the National Churches Trust has awarded 260 grants totalling £1,723,000, including recommendations on behalf of...

National Churches Trust Carol Concert 2021

Sing out for churches this Christmas

Bill Bryson, Huw Edwards and Michael Palin are amongst celebrities headlining the National Churches Trust's online Christmas Carol Concert at 7.30 pm on Wednesday 16 December 2020. The concert will ...


St Machar, Aberdeen wins the 2020 Friends' Vote

St Machar cathedral in Aberdeen has been awarded the 2020 Friends of the National Churches Trust grant, worth £10.000.  The award was announced as part of the Trust's Local Treasures event on 20...


Local Treasures

There were prizes galore providing much needed funding for churches at the 2020 Local Treasures awards. The awards, run by the the National Churches Trust and supported by the Pilgrim Trust, took...


National Maintenance Week

The National Churches Trust is supporting the Society for the Preservation of Ancient Building's (SPAB) 'National Maintenance Week', which runs from Friday 20 - Friday 27 November 2020. The campaign...


Historic Roman Catholic churches 'to see before you die'

Historic Roman Catholic churches and chapels have been given pride of place in a new feature on the National Churches Trust's Explore Churches website.  Six delightful churches and chapels are...


Local Treasures

A special event and awards ceremony to celebrate the often unsung heroes who look after church buildings. Join us on Friday 20 November, at the start of National Maintenance Week, for a special free...