Arts Council V&A Purchase Grant Fund Renewed until 2022
The Arts Council England/V&A Purchase Fund has been renewed until 2022. The Purchase Fund uses National Lottery funds to contribute towards the acquisition of objects relating to the arts, literature and history by museums, galleries, record repositories and specialist libraries in England and Wales which are not funded by central government.
Funding activity: Collections, museums, libraries.
Total fund: £724,000 this year.
Grant range: The purchase price of the object should be between £500 and £500,000. Grants may be made of up to 50 per cent of the purchase price.
Eligibility: Accredited museums, specialist libraries and record repositories accredited under the Archive Service Accreditation Scheme (or working towards it). Nationally-funded organisations may not apply.