How to Apply
Applications are to be submitted on a Dorset Historic Churches Trust application form, with audited financial accounts attached, to the Deanery Representative of the Trust in the area in which the Church is located.
Applicants are strongly advised to contact their Deanery Representative in the first instance before starting to complete the form, which contains notes for completion. Applications are to be submitted on a DHCT Grant application form, with audited financial accounts attached, to the Deanery Representative of the Trust in the area in which the Church is located.
Grant Application Forms
You can choose the type of application form that is most suitable for you:
You can Download our Template Application Form which is designed to be completed on a computer
You will need to click on the vertical arrow above the displayed document to complete the download.
You simply complete each entry field and then tab to the next one.
There are drop-down boxes and links to external information sources to help you complete the form.
To action the hyperlinks to those external information sources you will need to ‘right-click’ your mouse and then choose ‘open hyperlink.’
Print the completed form and get your Priest or Minister to sign it.
Then send it in both paper and soft copy to your local Deanery Representative together with copies of any supporting documents.
You can Download our Offline Application Form (please right click and "save as" or "download"). This must be completed by hand and then signed and returned as above. Please ensure if possible that a soft copy is made by scanning the original so that it can be sent out to the Grants committee without costly copying and postage
We hope that you will find our Grant Application Process clear and straightforward.