Become A Member
There are over 20,000 burial grounds in England and Wales, ranging from small rural medieval churchyards to large Victorian city cemeteries, spanning different cultures, religions and centuries. These burial grounds encapsulate the history of communities whilst offering refuge for our native wildlife.
For many people burial grounds are the only locally accessible green space. However, their heritage value, and even their continuing presence, cannot be taken for granted. They are under threat from development, closure, under management and mismanagement.
We work nationally to support groups and individuals to investigate, care for, and enjoy these unique sites.
Join the movement. Let’s keep burial grounds beautiful, accessible and connected to their communities.
Individual or group membership
Your support helps us to work with individuals and organisations to preserve and protect the heritage in burial grounds – forever, for everyone.
By making a small monthly or annual donation you or your group will be joining other like-minded people who care about the conservation of our important and historic burial sites.
You will be directly supporting our conservation work across the UK.
As a member of Caring for God’s Acre you will receive:
- An informative and inspiring newsletter twice a year. See what’s in the latest issue
- A stunning ‘Guide to Wildlife in Burial Grounds‘ Field Studies Council Chart
- Priority booking and 20% discount on events
- 20% discount on CfGA materials and publications
- Free entry to the guest presentation at the Annual General Meeting
Become a member
You can also download a membership form here and send it to us either with a cheque or with a Direct debit form.
gift aid it!
Gift Aid is a scheme that allows charities to reclaim tax on membership subscriptions or donations made by a UK taxpayer, which means money we receive from you will be worth 25% more to us at no extra cost to you. If you Gift Aid your subscription or donation we can claim 25p back from the government for every £1 you give to Caring for God’s Acre.
This additional income really does make a big difference to us, so please don’t forget to send us a completed Gift Aid form if you become a member or make a donation and are a UK tax payer. You can download a form here, and please fill it in and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Gift Aid.
Thank you for your support.
We have been trialing an exciting new initiative offering bespoke membership for dioceses.
The package includes speaking at key events, surveying and producing management briefs in consultation with PCCs, delivering bespoke training, yearly awards, providing high quality newsletters bespoke for your diocese.
Contact Harriet Carty, Director, to discuss further.