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Our response to the coronavirus outbreak is continuing – and our focus is on keeping critical services running, particularly those supporting vulnerable people.

We’re also supporting residents, communities and businesses by bringing back services, where we can, in line with the latest Government guidance.

Find out more about the support and guidance available, and any changes to our services.

Advice and support on Coronavirus (Covid-19) 

Community grants

Grants for voluntary and community sector organisations for the benefit of local communities.

SHIRE Heritage Grants

Grants of up to £500 are available. Applications will only be considered from independent museums or heritage groups in Leicestershire, who are current members of the Leicestershire & Rutland Heritage Forum.

The grants can be used for:

  • access and audience development, documentation, conservation, storage or display
  • equipment, materials or fittings for preserving, storing and displaying collections
  • improvement of security and interpretation of collections
  • production of publications and marketing material


Heritage grant application form 2019-20    Opens new window

Complete the application form and send it to:

SHIRE Heritage Grant
Leicestershire County Council
County Hall,
Leicester Road,

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