Friends of Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust
by Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust
raised by 10 donations
of £100,000.00 Target Goal
£100,000.00 Target Goal
Anyone passionate about Derbyshire's historic architecture should become a 'Friend of the Trust' by donating. There are different levels to suit everyone but all are 'Friends' and have certain exclusive benefits. Silver Friend (£25 pa): 1. Free advice on the phone or by email and independent advice following a site visit for a small fee directing a 'friend of DHBT' toward appropriate solutions/professionals/craftsmen as appropriate. 2. Access (for a small charge) to historic houses not normally open to the public. 3. Advance access (for a charge) to social events and lectures held by the Trust. Gold Friend (£100 pa): 1. Free advice over the phone or by email, and free independent advice following a site visit for directing 'a friend of the DHBT' toward appropriate solutions/professionals/craftsmen as appropriate. 2. The opportunity to open your house for 'Friends' to visit. 3. Access (free of charge) to other historic houses, not normally open to the public. 4. Advance access to social events and lectures held by the Trust. Diamond Friend (£1000 for 3 years): All the above plus: 1. Free access to Patrons' event. 2. Name recorded in literature. Founder Member (£5000 for life): All of the above and name recorded forever on a plaque in Hopkinson's House.
Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust
Our mission: 1. Safeguarding the historic buildings we treasure Ensuring Derbyshire's Historic Buildings are maintained in good condition for the benefit of current and future generations. Locating all 'Buildings at Risk' through a county-wide, community-led, survey. 2. Creatively reusing buildings no longer fit for purpose Where necessary, intervening with the support the support of the community, to rescue 'Buildings at Risk', by acting as a catalyst, enabler, partner or developer in order to restore them to a viable active use. 3. Helping people to live or work in their historic buildings Encouraging every historic building owner in Derbyshire to be a good custodian of their heritage (i.e. to understand and care for their property and pass it on to the next owner in good, or better, condition). 4. Increasing people's access to, and enjoyment of, their heritage Increasing public awareness of our built heritage through community involvement, interpretation, education and training.Charity Registration No. 503983