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3rd round of AIM Biffa Award – The National Heritage Landmarks Partnership Scheme

Originally posted on AIM Blog for independent museums and heritage sites:
AIM is pleased to announce the opening of the Year 3 Applications of the AIM Biffa Award ‘National Heritage Landmarks Partnerships’ with awards of up to £120,000 available to support nationally significant industrial heritage projects. AIM has entered into a 3 year funding partnership…

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Major Partner Museum funding announced

..and then there were 3 Today Arts Council England announced it had increased the amount of funding it is allocating to its cohort of Major Partner Museums in England. Previously Birmingham Museums Trust and Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust had been recipients of substantial funding  – and leadership obligations – from ACE. The announcement today confirmed […]

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scholarships for distancelearning

University of Leicester, School of Museum Studies Scholarships are now available for students wishing to commence their studies with us by distance learning in October 2014 and April 2015. – please pass on (NB these are not FULL scholarships, but may help) October 2014 – 3 awards of £2,000 for students currently working or volunteering […]

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Warwick district Arts Development Grants 2014-15

up to £1500 [dont forget to sign up to the excellent local  heritage and arts funding newsletter here:http://warwickshire.us7.list-manage1.com/subscribe?u=94d5c2bce8803b6273d23e53b&id=4474c1cc2a%5D Grants are available to Arts and Heritage Organisations working within Warwick District for any amount up to £1,500. Funding will be considered for: •         Original, high quality imaginative projects which take place within […]

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A parterre of Morris, Brown & Pearson

#arthappens at Compton Verney Compton Verney don’t stand still .. they drive that lawn mower  in the nicest possible way …and make #arthappen They’re working with the Art Fund to encourage the public to fund a new commission through crowd-funding. This new initiative is called Art Happens, through which they hope to raise £15,000 for a […]

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Heritage Alliance fundraising skills workshops

The Heritage Alliance’s (HA) Giving to Heritage programme –  time to start booking for the second round The first set of sessions has now been delivered around the country, they ar proving really useful  and popular ….They’ll be repeating some of them and following up others …time to start booking you place!  visit the website to get […]

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Fundraising workshops – grab while you can

Heritage Alliance workshop in Coventry 8th July Don’t miss out on the first of these special workshops for the heritage sector run in the West Midlands . Giving to Heritage is The Heritage Alliance’s  new training partnership with the Institute of Fundraising to support the growth of quality fundraising in the heritage sector. A must for […]

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Jonathan Ruffer Curatorial Grants Deadline

Originally posted on Museum Development North West:
The Jonathan Ruffer Curatorial Grants programme provides funding for travel and other practical costs to help curators, from museums large and small, undertake collection and exhibition research projects within the UK or abroad. What they will support Applications from UK curators, scholars and researchers, individually or in partnership, to…

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National Heritage Landmark Partnership Scheme- next round

AIM/Biffa Award National Heritage Landmark Partnership Scheme – next round Applications for the next round of the AIM/Biffa Award National Heritage Landmark Partnership Scheme (NHLPS) will be available from early June.  Biffa Award pledged £1.5m over three years to AIM for the scheme, which will create a high profile network of interpretation and education projects […]

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Giving to Heritage – fundraising programme

Heritage and Philanthropy :Turning public passion into pounds Heritage Alliance, along with the Institute of Fundraising, are launching a series of fundraising training workshops and support geared to small heritage and museum sites. It going to be an excellent series and well worth getting yourself on to as early as you can. More details will published […]

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International science learning

The Wellcome Trust has launched a new initiative, Science Learning+ Providing £9 million funding to make a transformational step in improving the knowledge base and practice of informal science experiences.  These could encompass visits to museums or science centres, watching science-themed plays or watching dramas or documentaries, all with the potential to make a positive […]

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Some are born great..

Others, go (un)willingly to school. Shakespeare’s, magically atmospheric, schoolroom in Stratford, as part of the ancient Guildhall, is on a fundraising mission…Tingle at this! Pass it on..please   http://www.shakespearesschoolroom.org/

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Museums need to be worth loving..

 says Arts Council Director of Museums John Orna-Ornstein This interview with John Orna-Ornstein on the culture24 website, while specifically addressing the new funding round for Museum Development, is worth a read by all museums… it sets out changes of understanding and emphases relevant to everyone in the sector. As Arts Council England launches its new Museum Development […]

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More HLF success: Heritage Motor Centre

BMIHT  £4 million project Another great project from another one of our great local sites  The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust, based at the Heritage Motor Centre at Gaydon,  has been awarded a Round Two grant of £1.45 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its Museum Collections Centre project, it was announced today. […]

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More cultural exchange..

Some great things happening here At the university based Warwick Creative Exchange have you fully explored the possibilities? see the two new funded partnerships here Partnerships WCE provides support and information to cultural organisations in order to identify and address their research needs and interests. Warwick Creative Exchange is a network of University of Warwick academics, and […]

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Warwick District Council’s Arts Development Grant scheme

Warwick District Council’s Arts Development Grant scheme for 2014-15 – see attached grant criteria. WDC Arts Development Grant Criteria 2014-15 (Mayy, Sept and Decembner deadlines) Grants are available to Arts and Heritage Organisations working within Warwick District for any amount up to £1,500. Funding will be considered for:          Original, high quality imaginative projects which take place within […]

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Prism fund open

Arts Council PRISM Fund open for applications The PRISM Fund, which supports the acquisition and conservation of heritage objects from the fields of science, technology, industry and medicine, has reopened for applications.  Established in 1973 in response to concern at the loss of Britain’s industrial heritage, it has helped hundreds of non-national museums and heritage […]

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Wellcome Trust – funds

Grants for biomedical science projects The Wellcome Trust is keen to support small UK-based museums and galleries to curate exhibitions that engage the public with ideas about biomedical science and its past, present and future impact on society and culture.  Up to £30,000 is available to help make projects happen.  The People Awards, now in […]

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£1million strategic investment awarded

Over seventy museums from across England have been successful in receiving funding across the country, as well as several important national initiatives led by organisations like the Museums Associationand the International Council of Museums UK. Seven museum in the West Midlands have gained funding for programmes to be carried out in the next twelve months, bringing a […]

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Oxford Aspire – events trusts and foundations

Trusts and Foundations – Seminar 5, Fundraising and Philanthropy Series  Monday 28th April  2014, 10.30-15:45 Worcester College, Oxford These sessions make a really good complement to the ones we run in the WestMids… maybe your diary suits these ones.. Trusts and Foundations, is a practical seminar designed as part of the ASPIRE fundraising and philanthropy […]

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MDO Annual Grant round launches

Arts Council England West Midlands Museum Development Small Grant round launches. Today, Monday March 3rd, sees the launch of the annual small grants round for Accredited (or Working Towards Accreditation) museums in the West Midlands. Grants can range from £200 to £2,000 and are designed to support museums planned development and operational needs.. “This funding […]

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HLF Anniversaries fund opens

The HLF have announced a new fund totalling at least £10m over the next four years to fund projects exploring the heritage of some of the UK’s most important anniversaries. see more on the website here Heritage Lottery Anniversaries The money will be invested to ensure that those moments which form a central part of […]

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Collecting Cultures (funding)

New round of this HLF fund opens. Closing date 2 May After the previous success in 2008, the Collections Cultures initiative has reopened and for this round. Accredited museums,archives and libraries are all eligible to apply.    Collecting Cultures aims to support archives, accredited museums and libraries to develop their collections through strategic acquisition projects. Projects must include […]

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Warwickshire arts development and funding

Involved with arts and community in warwickshire? Are you signed up to their regular bulletin?. A great place for local funding news and spotting artist commission opportunities … why not sign up to their regula newsletters … see here Arts Development Newsletter – sign up ,  Here is a copy of their sub-regional funding bulletin… useful for […]

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Wolfson/DCMS funding for 4 museums

Warwickshire’s Compton Verney and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust are among 4 West Mids museums gaining funding from the DCMS/Wolfson fund Compton Verney’s award goes towards  the redisplay of their Chinese collection, which has been designated as a collection of national importance and is one of the largest collections of Chinese bronzes in Europe. the award to […]

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