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This page contains information and links to bodies that are able to provide grants and financial aid for the restoration of pipe organs and other items in churches
Also other information and rules that apply to various types of works and the implications of value added tax liability . N.B. All the information provided is to help guide you in the pursuit of funding and in the case of tax liability to make you aware of the implications etc.
It is the sole responsibility of the client or applicant etc.. that all the information is correct and up to date and in accordance with current rules and changes in the law that may occur from time to time .
The links (in blue) below will take you directly into the relevant organizations own web site.
Carnegie Trust U. K. Welcome to Carnegie UK Trust. We are an independent not for profit foundation set up by Scots American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Our work is non partisan and dedicated to supporting progressive social change. We are one of over twenty Carnegie foundations and institutes worldwide. http://www.carnegieuktrust.org.uk/
The Foundation for Sport and the Arts
The Foundation for Sport and the Arts was established in 1991. The foundation channel money donated by Littlewoods Gaming to a wide range of sporting and artistic causes. Since 1991 the foundation has awarded grants worth over £350 million. http://www.thefsa.net/aboutus.html
Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme
An interim grant scheme which returns, in grant aid, the difference between 5% and the actual amount spent on VAT on eligible repairs to listed places of worship. The Scheme is currently due to continue until the end of March 2011. http://www.lpwscheme.org.uk/
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
We aim to improve the quality of life for all through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries. http://www.culture.gov.uk/
Church of England Church Care
www.churchcare.co.uk is a 'one-