The 2019/20 Grants Programme is now closed for submissions.

We will be launching the 2020/21 Grants Programme in April 2020.

The South East Museum Development Programme is delighted to support museums by offering grants which aim to help museums grow and develop.

These grants are managed and distributed through the South East Museum Development Programme Team, but are funded by Arts Council England.

The Level Up: Improvement Grants are designed to help Accredited/Working Towards Accreditation museums in the South East make small improvements that have a big impact.

Applications must demonstrate how they meet one or more of the ACE Goals and South East Museum Development Aims, as stated in the Guidance Notes.

Collections Care Grants

Collections Care Grants are designed to help museums to develop and improve their collections care.

Skills Builder: CPD Grants

The SEMDP Skills Builder: CPD Grant supports continuing professional development (CPD). The grant is open to any individual (paid or volunteer, including Trustees) working in a museum in the South East that is accredited (including provisional or ‘working towards’ status) to either fund (or contribute towards) a CPD activity.

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