Cameron Homes has donated £1,000 to the parish council project which aims to increase the profile and attract more visitors to Breedon on the Hill, near Ashby-de-la-Zouch.
The money will help to pay for special information signs to be designed and installed at several sites which will outline their history as well as point out places of particular interest such as listed buildings.
Parish councillor Simon Jones said that the council was delighted with the £1,000 donation by Cameron Homes towards the cost of the heritage sign initiative.
He commented: “Together with others, this very generous gift has made it possible for us to design and order the signs.
“This important project is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2018 and will significantly improve the profile of our historic parish.
“In addition we are planning four signposted footpaths from which visitors will get a good feel for the history of the area.”
Sonya Bagley, of long-established building company Cameron Homes, said that the firm always aimed to support community projects where possible.
The business has joined forces with owners of Breedon Priory Nursery, the Shields family, and is planning to carry out improvements to the leisure and retail facilities, as well as provide a range of high quality homes and a new village hall.
“We are currently negotiating with planners and are hoping to build a residential development of 26 three to five bedroom homes, as well a providing a much-needed new village hall.
“A part of this scheme, we aim to secure the existing employment uses together with new improved facilities,” Sonya said.