Written by the Collections Trust’s CEO Nick Poole, it is analyses Horizon 2020 and identifies the most immediate opportunities for cultural heritage in the current Work Programme. Set out in a series of analytical charts, it rates the individual elements of the programme for their relevance to the needs, interests and capabilities of cultural heritage organisations.
New Title Identifies Digital Opportunities for Cultural Heritage in Horizon 2020 Work Programme
Update on implementation of the South West Heritage Trust
An update on the progress towards implementing the South West Heritage Trust is now available.
It highlights the final approval by Devon County Council's Cabinet for their heritage services to be delivered by the Trust and the acheivement of a key milestone with the appointment of a chair and a shadow board for the Trust.
Heritage Lottery Fund survey: Non-grant finance in the heritage sector
The Heritage Lottery Fund is conducting research into alternative sources of finance available to the heritage sector. Specifically, they are keen
understand the sector's current level of interest in non-grant finance and social investment. They are also interested in your views on how HLF can
support the sector to access this type of finance.
Four New Collections Trust Webinars Provide Free Online Training Resource
Audio recordings of four webinars developed by Collections Trust, with funding and support from Arts Council England, are now available as a new online training resource on Collections Link.
The webinars feature presentations on key subjects delivered by expert speakers, which have been synchronised with their PowerPoint presentations. Each webinar lasts an hour, and includes 25 minutes of in-depth discussions with participants.
New Accreditation Technical Advice Provider Announced
The South West Museum Development office, Bristol Museums Galleries and Archives, has been announced as the new provider for the Accreditation technical advice service for museums in the South West, Hampshire and Solent. The contract will last for one year from April 1 2014 to March 31 2015. The SWMD office will be working with local Museum Development Officers across the South West, Hampshire and Solent and with the SW Fed to provide museums with an enhanced training offer including 6 additional Accreditation focused South West Museum Skills sessions. The Arts Council England’s Accreditation technical advice and support services contract will allow the SWMD team to develop improved online resources and seek to develop sub-regional Museum Mentor networks to support those museums that require Mentors. In Hampshire and Solent, plans are being made in collaboration with the South East Museum Development Programme, including jointly hosted support events to be announced over the coming months.