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Development Grants

The Development Grant scheme supports Accredited, and Working Towards Accreditation, museums to undertake development projects, enabling them to acquire the skills and resources they need to run a successful museum. 



Please read the scheme guidelines carefully and contact your MDO to discuss your proposal before submitting an application.

Download Kent___Medway_Development_Grant_Guidelines_1.pdf...

How to Apply

The scheme will close on the 1st December 2017. Final grant invoices must be received by 15th December 2017.

You can apply as a:

  • MUSEUM - Application made on behalf of your museum organisation
  • INDIVIDUAL - Application made on behalf of an individual member of staff or volunteer from an eligible museum organisation
  • NETWORK - Application made on behalf of a network or partnership of eligible museum organisations

You can apply for up to £2,000.  Grants will be distributed to successful applicants on a first come, first served basis.

More Grants from the South East Museum Development Programme

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Business Innovation Fund

The Business Innovation Fund encourages museums to experiment and take risks to create new business services and products. 

Digital Initiatives Fund

The new fund is designed to encourage museums to investigate and implement new ways of using digital and technological approaches.