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MDNW Age-friendly accessibility audit and checklist

Looking to improve your work with older people? Museum Development North West have produced an age-friendly accessibility audit and checklist, which would be useful to any museum seeking to improve its work with older people. Fully aligned with Accreditation requirements, the document is available here:

8 January 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 […]

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M+H Awards 2020 deadline approaching

Countdown to the 2020 ‘Oscars’ of the museums world The deadline for the 18th Annual Museums + Heritage Awards is fast approaching and now is the time to start working on your entry and finalising how you are going to ‘sell’ your project to the judges. These Awards spotlight and celebrate some of the greatest […]

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Applications open for the 2020 Bridge between European Cultural Centres

Applications are now open for the 2020 Bridge between European Cultural Centres (BECC), the ENCC’s flagship capacity-building programme for young culture professionals. BECC combines training, a staff exchange and mentoring, and is open to ENCC members as well as non-members. This year we’ll take 12 selected participants to Turin, Italy, in March 2020, for a 4-day kickoff seminar in preparation […]

12 December 2019

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Apply Now – Museum Development Yorkshire Support 2020-21 

Museum Development Yorkshire has launched its Support Opportunities for 2020-2021. We have released the programme earlier this year to support your planning for the next financial year. The guidance notes and links to the application form are available at: For Support Opportunities in 2020-21, we are offering two application deadlines on: 12 January and […]

11 December 2019

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Community First Yorkshire Leadership Survey

Your views on leadership support for North Yorkshire Leadership skills and confidence can enable us to help our organisations and projects to survive and grow. If you lead a voluntary or community-focused organisation, a team of staff or volunteers, or a community or charity project in North Yorkshire, then share your views with us and […]

4 December 2019

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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: The Prosper North Community, information on the first cohort: Interview with David Renwick, Director for the […]

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