How to apply

Guidance Notes



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Please use these documents when completing your application:

Application Guidance Notes (.pdf document)

Please read these carefully: our Trustees will refer to the Guidance Notes in detail when assessing the application.

Application Form (Word document)

We make no recommendation as to the length of your application and do not intend that it is over-long; we only require that all relevant matters have been considered.

Cost and Funding Plan (Excel document)

You may use our template or your own.

Our template will encourage you to consider such matters as contingency for inflation and unforeseen costs; the various professionals' fees; non-Capital costs associated with the project; and VAT. It will also show the various sources of funds required for your project, and whether those have yet been secured.




'We will not neglect the house of our God' Nehemiah 10:29

'Zeal for your house consumes me' Psalm 69:9; John 2:17


The Colchester Churches Charitable Trust is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) Registered number 1196920