About Us

The Drake Trust is an architectural conservation charity, that was set up in 1992 by John Drake, providing financial support for those training or undergoing education in building conservation. Find out more on our About Us Page.


Applying for a Grant

Grants range from £750 up to around £1,500, but larger amounts can sometimes be awarded, depending upon the available funds. If you are looking to apply please read the Application Requirements carefully beforehand.

The trustees normally meet once a year, but applications can be made at any time.


Secretary of The Drake Trust

If you have any further questions regarding the charity or its grants then please contact the current secretary: Simon Hurst.


Further Information

Further information on architectural conservation and training can be found at the following societies and institutions: