Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust


Could you help the GHCT?

The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust is seeking to recruit new members to its Council. The Trust supports over 600 churches of all denominations in Gloucestershire, South Glos and North Bristol.  We give away £150,000 each year, making grants to a huge range of repair, conservation and improvement projects. The Council meets 2-3 times a year,…

Grants for Gloucestershire churches: Apply now

Do you need help funding a church project in Gloucestershire, South Glos or North Bristol? The next round of applications for grants from the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust (GHCT) is open until the 30th April. The grants meeting is earlier than usual (23rd May) and no extension to the deadline can be made. Decisions will…

Ride+Stride - a huge thank you

Ride+Stride is our biggest fundraising event of the year, and relies entirely on the support and goodwill of everyone involved. We'd like to extend a big thank you to everyone who took part: cyclists, walkers, runners, horse-riders, motorcyclists, drivers and the unicorn rider too. Touring our wonderful churches is always rewarding, but it makes the…

Have a great day out for Ride+Stride!

Now the big day is here, we’d like to wish you all a very happy Ride+Stride day and update you with a few last details. Online Fundraising Thank you to everyone who has been fundraising up via JustGiving We have also signed up with BT’s charity platform, which doesn’t charge the 5% admin fee that…

Hundreds step up to Ride+Stride challenge this Saturday

A huge variety of activities will be taking place across the county this Saturday September 8 as part of the annual Ride+Stride fundraising event for Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust (GHCT). Hundreds of churches will be opening their doors to visitors travelling on foot, by bicycle, horse or even by car. Last year more than 500…

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Help us to help

We provide £150,000 in grants every year to help repair, maintain and improve the churches in our region, but we can only do that with your continued support. Please help us continue our vital work.

Our Support Us page discusses some of the ways you can consider helping us. Thank you.