- Glass Glass
- Metal Brass
- Paper Paper
- Timber Timber (any)
- Second World War (1939-1945)
Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.
Before applying for a grant you should read the advice available on War Memorials Trust`s website. The What we can and cannot fund helpsheet explains what types of work the charity can fund.
If you believe your project is eligible for a grant you should complete the Pre-application enquiry form. You will need to be registered and logged in to complete this.
The Pre-application enquiry form is a series of questions to see if your project is eligible. If it is, you will need to provide further details and submit current colour photographs of the war memorial in either a png, gif, jpg or jpeg format.
You can save your Pre-application enquiry form as you go along. Once submitted War Memorials Trust will respond.
As a charity, War Memorials Trust relies on voluntary donations and every contribution, no matter how large or small, makes a really big difference to our work. Your donation will help protect and conserve war memorials for future generations so please support War Memorials Trust’s work.
Board: The Stamford War Time Spitfire/ In 1940 Stamford decided to buy its own Spitfire -/ a marker board was put on our Central Cinema/ The Target to reach was £5,000 - which in 1940 -/ was a lot of money - The Collection boxes went into/ every Shop - Banks - Public Houses - all the Local/ Firms - we had Whist Drives and Dances -/ We watched with great interest - the Marker on the Board - until it had reached £5,000 -/ Then later - our own Spitfire with the Stamford/ Crest on its body - flew low over the Town in/ thanks for all our effort./ A Plaque was presented to the Town of Stamford/ by the Ministry of Aircraft Production./ 'In the Hour of Peril'/ People of Stamford and District/ Earned the Gratitude/ of the British Nations/ Sustaining the Valour of the/ Royal Air Force/ and Fortifying the cause of Freedom/ by the Gift of a Spitfire Aircraft./ Betty Clark. Plaque: IN THE HOUR OF PERIL/ PEOPLE OF STAMFORD AND DISTRICT EARNED THE/ GRATITUDE OF THE BRITISH NATIONS SUSTAINING THE/ VALOUR OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE AND FORTIFYING THE/ CAUSE OF FREDOM BY THE GIFT OF SPITFIRE AIRCRAFT/ THEY SHALL MOUNT UP WITH WINGS AS EAGLES/ ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY OF AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION,/ 1941