Links - Ontario Heritage Trust



  • Religious Heritage Restoration Program - Outlines the forms of financial assistance and support available to religious heritage restoration projects in Quebec through the Conseil du patrimoine religieux du Québec and the Ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition feminine
  • Hamilton's Heritage, Volume 7a Part A: Inventory of Places of Worship: Ancaster, Beverly, Binbrook, Dundas, East Flamborough, Glanford, Saltfleet, and West Flamborough - PDF contains information on church typologies and development of architectural style with records of places of worship found in Ancaster, Beverly, Binbrook, Dundas, East Flamborough, Glanford, Saltfleet and West Flamborough, including construction and alteration details, history and reference materials for each
  • Prairie Churches Project - A 2003 project of the Thomas Sill Foundation in Manitoba, where significant historic rural churches were identified and preserved with technical assistance from the provincial Historic Resources Branch
  • Canada Research Chair in Built Religious Heritage - The purpose of this research chair is to study the transformation of the built environment and cultural landscapes of Quebec and Canada; the research program is developed around the concerns of informed citizens, public authorities, professional experts and heritage advocates; it sheds new light on the interpretation and preservation of the built environment

United States

United Kingdom

  • ChurchCare – Supports parishes, dioceses and cathedrals, caring for their buildings and providing comprehensive information for managing a church building; the organization has a variety of information sheets on inspections and routine maintenance schedules – including Guidance Note The Quinquennial Report, Quinquennial Inspection Report Template, Guidance Note Calendar of Care, Guidance Note Rainwater Goods and Drainage and Guidance Note Roofs; although this site was developed for Church of England places of worship, most advice on ChurchCare also applies to other denominations
  • The Churches Conservation Trust - Provides an overview of the Churches Conservation Trust, which cares for Anglican churches in the United Kingdom no longer being used as places of worship
  • Historic England: New Work in Historic Places of Worship - Provides an overview of English Heritage's policies and activities relating to historic places of worship in England, with links to information on redundant churches, cathedrals and grants available for conservation projects
  • Historic Chapels Trust - A non-profit advocacy group that purchases and restores historic places of worship not owned or protected by the Churches Conservation Trust
  • National Churches Trust - A non-profit advocacy organization for the conservation and sustainable use of religious architectural heritage sites in the United Kingdom, providing grants to individual sites or groups to fund the maintenance of churches