Policies and Reports

Interior view of an old library, looking along a wood-floored corridor line
Chetham's Library opened its doors in Manchester nearly 350 years ago and is the oldest free public reference library in the English speaking world. The library has been in continuous use ever since, today operating as an independent charity, open to readers and visitors free of charge. © Historic England Archive

Our Grant Making

The Trustees will support projects which best achieve the objectives of The Historic England Foundation. Unsolicited applications are not currently being considered.

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Our Ethical Fundraising and Partnerships Policy

This policy has been devised to ensure clarity and openness to those from whom we will accept either money or other benefits, those with whom we will collaborate and form partnerships as well as our wider audiences and stakeholders.

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Privacy Policy

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