We offer grants of up to £600 to help museums address preventive conservation concerns that improve the care and condition of their collections.
Grants are available to South East museums (non-NPO, non-National) that are Accredited or formally Working Towards Accreditation.
There is a limited pot of funding available, and we will be assessing applications over four rounds.
Decisions will be announced within three weeks of each closing date.
1st Round: 4 May 2021 (opens) 15 June 2021 (closes)
2nd Round: 15 July 2021 (opens) 1 Sept 2021 (closes)
3rd Round: 1 Oct 2021 (opens) 15 Nov 2021 (closes)
4th Round: 15 Dec 2021 (opens) 1 Feb 2022 (closes)
- Talk to your local Museum Development Officer before you submit your application.
- Read the Grant Guidance document below to help you prepare your application and understand our terms and conditions. Download here (PDF).
- Complete sections 3, 4, 6, and 7 of the Benchmarks in Collections Care self-audit tool (Collections Trust). Download here.
- Complete the online Collections Care Grant Application Form.
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