A new grants scheme is being launched today by Historic Scotland and War Memorials Trust. Funding will be available to ensure that freestanding memorials across Scotland are preserved in recognition of the contribution service men and women have made for their country.
Historic Scotland will provide £30,000 annually to War Memorials Trust who will provide additional funds and be responsible for distributing the grants. War memorials eligible for conservation grants are freestanding monuments such as obelisks, crosses and statues.
The scheme can grant aid up to 75% of the total eligible cost of the works to a maximum of £7,500 per project. See the press release for further information about the launch of the scheme.
Anyone interested in applying for a grant in Scotland (or elsewhere in the UK) is advised to visit the WMT Small Grants Scheme information page to learn more about the available funding or to contact the Conservation Officer on 020 7881 0862 or firstname.lastname@example.org or the Trust Manager or Administrator on 020 7259 0403 or email@example.com.