Funding: Aviva Community Fund

The Aviva Community Fund offers the chance to get funding from £1,000 up to £25,000 for an important community cause. It’s open to everyone to enter a project for their community where you will need to tell them what a difference these much-needed funds could make.  The Aviva Community Fund will finance over 500 projects across … Continue reading Funding: Aviva Community Fund

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Funding: John Ellerman Foundation launches museums development fund

The John Ellerman Foundation has recently created a curatorial development fund worth £500,000 which aims to strengthen regional  museums and galleries in the UK. The foundation wants to help organisations enhance and sustain curatorial development to attract a broader public. They expect to make about five or six grants for periods of two to three … Continue reading Funding: John Ellerman Foundation launches museums development fund

Training: Funding & Fundraising for Heritage, 24 October 2017, London

The Prince's Regeneration Trust's BRICK programme and the Heritage Alliance's Giving to Heritage programme are teaming up to run this special workshop which will focus on funding and fundraising for heritage. The first half of the workshop will offer guidance from the Institute of Fundraising on how and where to look for funds, and in … Continue reading Training: Funding & Fundraising for Heritage, 24 October 2017, London

Debate: ‘Is Heritage Good For Your Health?’ 2 October 2017, London

Booking is now open for The Heritage Alliance's 2017 Heritage Debate 'Is heritage good for your health?' which will be held at the Waldorf Hotel's Palm Court. The Heritage Alliance likes to think that heritage is good for people’s wellbeing and health, and evidence is starting to be available to back this up. Heritage participation can improve … Continue reading Debate: ‘Is Heritage Good For Your Health?’ 2 October 2017, London

Conference: Communicating World Heritage, Ironbridge, 7 to 10 October 2017

The Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham in association with World Heritage UK, are holding a special international meeting to discuss research and global policy focusing on the communication of World Heritage values at the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site. The four session themes are linked to the an AHRC Collaborative doctoral … Continue reading Conference: Communicating World Heritage, Ironbridge, 7 to 10 October 2017

Funding: Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation is a small-medium sized grant giver which provides grants for running costs or one-off capital costs to charities and not-for-profit organisations working in the following sectors: Rural Issues Urban Deprivation Community Support Disability and Healthcare Arts, Education and Heritage Small grant applications can be made throughout the year. For more information and … Continue reading Funding: Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Funding: Arts Council England’s PRISM Fund

Arts Council England's Preservation of Industrial and Scientific Material (PRISM) Fund awards grants to help charitable bodies and accredited museums acquire and conserve items or collections which are important in the history and development of science, technology, industry and related fields. The PRISM Fund for 2017/2018 is now open. As this is a rolling fund … Continue reading Funding: Arts Council England’s PRISM Fund

Training: Volunteer Management Course, 11 October 2017, London

Run by Talk Action, this course focuses on the motivations of volunteers and how organisations work with them. It will consider: Contemporary approaches including co-production and the use of non-hierarchical teams. Why people get involved in volunteering and why understanding motivations is so important Creating roles for volunteers Recruitment & Publicity How to share examples … Continue reading Training: Volunteer Management Course, 11 October 2017, London