Museums Galleries Scotland - Museum Development Fund

Summary

The fund is designed to support museums to make strategic steps towards becoming more resilient organisations in line with the aims of the National Strategy. Projects must demonstrate one of the following: an enterprising approach – either with an innovative way of solving a problem or involving income generation; skills development (for staff and or volunteers); advocacy – helping to raise your museum’s profile.


Fund details

Status:
Open
Type:
Grant
Source:
No source
When to apply:
There are two rounds of funding in financial year 2019/20 with deadlines of 25 April and 10 October 2019.
Next deadline:
25 Apr 2019
Charities only:
No
Website:
http://www.museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk/funding/museum-development-fund/
Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
0131 550 4115
How to apply
It is strongly advised that you contact Museum Galleries Scotland to discuss potential applications.
Exclusions
The fund lists a large number of exclusions. See the website for details.

Fund award sizes

Minimum:
£5,000
Maximum:
£60,000
Average:
No average provided
Annually awarded:
No annually awarded amount provided
Notes on award amounts:
Accredited museums can apply for between £5,000 and £40,000 and up to 75% of the total project costs. Recognised Collections can apply for up to £60,000 for projects relating to those collections, up to 100% of the total project costs.

Organisation

Name:
Museums Galleries Scotland
Charity number:
SC015593
Website:
http://www.museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk
Email:
No funder email address
Phone:
0131 550 4100
Address:
Waverley Gate, 2-4 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG


Geographical Areas

  • Scotland

Activities

  • Advocacy
  • Arts and culture
  • Education and Training

Beneficiaries

  • General public