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Museums and Resilient Leadership Programme

Don’t miss your opportunity to apply for the Museums and Resilient Leadership Programme (MRL) – a unique year-long development course supported by Arts Council England. Described as ‘life changing’, it is designed to help you become a cultural leader for the 21st Century, resilient and entrepreneurial. Participants receive £7,500 worth of leadership training, comprising: An […]

6 November 2019

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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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Northern Museums Volunteer Pass 2020-2022 Registration

The Northern Museums Volunteer Pass is one of the largest Volunteer schemes in England, with over 160 participating museums and over 8,000 participating volunteers. It is open to ALL accredited museums, or those working towards accreditation, in the North East, North West and Yorkshire and Humberside Museum Development regions. The scheme raises awareness of your […]

3 October 2019

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Prosper North

Prosper North is a new, free business support programme for culture and heritage organisations to help them become stronger, more impactful, and make the most of the Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund investment opportunity. Find out more here: https://www.creativeunited.org.uk/services/prospernorth/ The Prosper North Community, information on the first cohort: https://www.creativeunited.org.uk/prospernorth_thecommunity/ Interview with David Renwick, Director for the […]

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Apply Now – MDY Sponsored Place at MA Conference 2019

Museum Development Yorkshire is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring two FREE places at this year’s Museums Association Conference, 4-5 October held at Brighton Conference Centre. This place will cover both days of the conference, and an accommodation and travel bursary. The Museum Development Team will also offer networking support and conference tips to […]

28 August 2019

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Request to Quote: Children & Young People Visitor Experience Project Development

Museum Development Yorkshire is looking to commission a professional experienced at working with children and young people in museums or arts settings, to undertake a project scoping exercise resulting in a ready-to-deliver plan for a pilot project, in the Yorkshire region. The pilot project would introduce a CYP visitor experience review process into museums, with the […]

1 August 2019

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Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund 2019

We’re excited to announce that the next round of funding from the Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund has now opened.  The Programme is designed to directly fund and empower museums and galleries which are regional and/or run by local authorities, universities, or have independent Trust status, to borrow major works or collections from the […]

18 July 2019

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Royal Historical Society LGBT+ Survey Launch

The Royal History Society have launched a survey to find out more about the research, teaching and dissemination of LGBT+ histories, as well as the experience of LGBT+ historians. They are urging ALL historians to complete this survey whether or not you identify as LGBT+. All responses are anonymous and all questions are optional. Find […]

17 July 2019

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AIM Hallmarks Award Launch

AIM members in England can now apply for a grant of up to £12,000 through the AIM Hallmarks Awards. Funded by Arts Council England through AIM’s National Portfolio Organisation funding, the AIM Hallmarks Awards will provide grants totalling around £55,000 each year over the next three years and are available in two strands: Main grants […]

3 July 2019

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Arts Council England Designation Development Fund

We’ve just opened the third round of the Designation Development Fund, which aims to support the long-term sustainability, and maximise the public value of collections held in museums or libraries recognised by the Designation Scheme. Applicants must be accredited but for the first time, Designated libraries will be able to apply for grants between £20,000 – […]

11 April 2019

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