Support: Conservation Professional Practice Principles launched

New joint conservation practice ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ prepared collectively by the IHBC, the Historic Towns and Villages Forum and Civic Voice [Alliance members has been published. This offers a new, accessible statement on practice principles for specialists working in built and historic environment conservation roles. The Practice Principles state: ‘Conservation professional practice is challenging, … Continue reading Support: Conservation Professional Practice Principles launched

Support: Giving to Heritage Social Investment Consultancy and Support Sessions

Social Investment is repayable finance that can be used to kick-start a project, secure assets, develop services or bridge cashflow. It can complement or even replace other funding for projects, such as grants. Giving to Heritage is offering a handful of free one-to-one consultancy sessions in partnership with CAN Invest (up to one hour) to … Continue reading Support: Giving to Heritage Social Investment Consultancy and Support Sessions

Funding: Catalyst Small Grants Programme Opens

Arts Council England’s Catalyst Small Grants programme supports organisations to build fundraising capacity to enable them to attract more private giving to arts and culture. It does this by supporting organisations to invest in systems training and developments for staff, volunteers and boards or to cover the costs of external expertise to support their fundraising. … Continue reading Funding: Catalyst Small Grants Programme Opens

Funding: AIM Biffa Award Announce a New Round of ‘History Makers’ Funding

AIM Biffa Award have just launched the second round of funding to be released through the ‘History Makers – People who shaped our world’ programme. Funded by  Biffa Award with support from the Landfill Communities Fund, the programme will provide AIM member museums and heritage sites with grants of up to £75,000. Eligibility information and … Continue reading Funding: AIM Biffa Award Announce a New Round of ‘History Makers’ Funding

Training: AIM Hallmarks Governance Seminars September 2017 to January 2018

The Association for Independent Museums have recently announced a new series of free AIM Hallmarks Governance Seminars for heritage trustees that will run in England from September 2017 to the end of January 2018. Organised in partnership with Museum Development colleagues and supported by Arts Council England and Development collaeagues and supported by Arts Council … Continue reading Training: AIM Hallmarks Governance Seminars September 2017 to January 2018

Training: Structuring Your Heritage Organisation for Fundraising, Manchester, 5 June 2017

This one-day workshop Giving to Heritage Workshop is designed for those who wish to set up or grow a fundraising programme or project with their heritage organisation and appreciate the range of issues that need to be addressed to ensure success. On completion of the workshop it is expected that delegates will be able to: … Continue reading Training: Structuring Your Heritage Organisation for Fundraising, Manchester, 5 June 2017

Conference: Heritage Trust Network National Conference, Hull, 2 to 4 October 2017

The theme of this year's Heritage Trust Network National Conference will be Inspiring Heritage for All and will allow members to showcase their fantastic work around inclusion, diversity and community engagement.  The conference will also  explore the new Heritage Action Zones initiative and how local authorities, with the support of Historic England and their local … Continue reading Conference: Heritage Trust Network National Conference, Hull, 2 to 4 October 2017