Category: Grants

MDY Small Grants and Covid Essentials Support now available

New Covid Essentials Support

In response to the ongoing crisis and demand from museums, we are launching Covid Essentials to help you better survive now and prepare to reopen and relaunch your site.  We are encouraging projects of up to £500 with NO match funding. There is a total fund of £3,000 and we anticipate supporting around six projects.

24 November 2020

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Museum Development Network and Art Fund Covid-19 Recovery Funding

In a new and innovative partnership, Art Fund is contributing £280,000 to Museum Development recovery grant programmes. The funding will reach museums across all nations in the UK who have not yet received public funding or smaller museums fulfilling specific cultural or local need. Museum Development Yorkshire will be awarding c. £35,000 of funding to […]

1 July 2020

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Escaping Lockdown Grant

In response to the current crisis we are launching a grant fund to help you better survive now and prepare to reopen and relaunch your museum. We are encouraging projects of £500 to £1000, with NO match funding. We do require a clear project plan that addresses either: A key immediate issue that has resulted […]

28 May 2020

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Historic England Emergency Response Fund

Historic England’s Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund extends a safety net to small heritage organisations at this challenging time. Applicants are invited to apply for grants of up to £25,000 to address financial difficulties arising from Coronavirus. Grants of up to £50,000 are also available for projects and activities that reduce risks to heritage by providing […]

20 April 2020

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MDY Bid Writing Support for Non-NPO Museums

MDY are offering support to enable you to take advantage of Covid-19 funding offered by major national funders and local initiatives. In order to help museums respond to the various museum and more general financial support opportunities, Museum Development Yorkshire will be providing a number of one to one workshop sessions with people who have […]

14 April 2020

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Heritage Emergency Fund Guidance

Guidance has now been published for the Heritage Emergency Fund provided by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The Heritage Emergency Fund is accepting applications for funding from £3,000 to £50,000. The application form will be available from Wednesday 15 April and you will be able to apply until 30 June 2020. Find out more here: […]

9 April 2020

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Heritage Emergency Fund launches to help sector

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has put together a £50million fund to support the heritage sector as an immediate response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The UK-wide fund – money raised from The National Lottery – will address immediate pressures over the next three-six months for those organisations most in need. It will be open for applications within […]

2 April 2020

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ACE Covid-19 Emergency Support

The Arts Council are making £160 million of emergency funding available for organisations and individuals who need it during this crisis. The funding streams will be open to applications very soon! You can find out more here: https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/covid19   Organisations outside of the National Portfolio – £50 million has been made available. Find out more […]

1 April 2020

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Army Museums Ogilby Trust launch their 2020 Project Grants Programme

Dates Applications can be submitted from Monday 6th January until midday on Friday 14th February 2020. Trustees will consider all applications towards the end of February, and applicants will be informed of the outcome throughout March. Funds will be released in April. Guidance Please click here for full guidance on the 2020 Project Grants. This guidance […]

8 January 2020

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Heritage Alliance International Heritage Funding Directory

The Heritage Alliance have created an International Heritage Funding Directory which is an alphabetised list of grants and funding sources that are available for heritage projects outside of the UK. This International Heritage Funding Directory is a first step towards encouraging heritage organisations to take a more active role in fostering international relations through heritage […]

30 October 2019

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