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Deadline for Esmee Fairbairn Collections Fund is fast approaching... (23rd March!)

Grants of between £20,000 and £100,000 are available to museums, galleries and heritage or-ganisations for projects that include research into collections, conservation, collections review and initiatives to develop the use of collections. The funding will pay for a range of things, such as conservation, travel, digitisation and costs relat-ed to project staff. Projects have a better chance of being funded if they result in a better:

  • Understanding of collections
  • Appreciation of the potential of collections
  • Use of collections

Deadline: 23rd March 2016

For more information, and to apply, visit the Museums Association's website