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East Peak Industrial Heritage - Small Grants Scheme

posted 22 Jun 2011, 06:48 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 1 Feb 2016, 15:00 ]
The East Peak Industrial Heritage programme is offering small grants of up to £2500 to support community-based industrial heritage projects in the East Peak LEADER area (which covers North Sheffield, Penistone, Kirkburton and Denby Dale).

This could include (but is not limited to);
              • Community archaeology projects
              • Oral history projects
              • Research and interpretation projects
              • Practical conservation and training workshops
The scheme aims to fund a range of activities that enable a diverse range of people to work with and learn about industrial heritage in the East Peak LEADER area. The scheme is open to community organisations, parish councils, local history/heritage groups, regional or local societies, interest groups and organisations (for more information please see

Applying for a grant

If you have a project idea please contact the Industrial Heritage Support Officer by e-mail at or telephone on 01226 767365.

Please note that we can only fund constituted groups. For advice on setting up a group, or to find out if your group is eligible for a grant, please contact the Industrial Heritage Support Officer. Alternatively, you can visit the East Peak Industrial Heritage website for more information and to download a project proposal form (

Applications are considered on a quarterly basis. The next deadline for applications is August 15th 2011.

The East Peak Industrial Heritage Support Programme is jointly funded by English Heritage and the East Peak Leader Programme (with funding from Defra and the European Union).