Small Grant:Big Improvement 2013 opens for applications
Calling all Accredited museums in the South West and those working towards Accreditation: full detatils and application forms for the 2013 round of this grant scheme offered by the SW Museum Development Partnership with funding from Arts Council England are now available. All eligible museums may apply for grants up to £250, those in local authority areas that contribute towards the Museum Development Programme may apply for grants up to £1,000. Read all the terms and conditions and apply for a grant here.
The 2012/2013 round of the scheme saw grants being made to 24 museums, from Axebridge and District Museum to Westonzoyland Pumping Station; for purchases as diverse as a state of the art till to the publication of a guide book This year there's £26,000 to apply for, so check out the full terms and conditions, identify the most appropriate need from your forward plan, talk to your MDO and fill in that application form. The deadlines for submission are 9am Monday 17th June for the £250 band, and 9am Monday 24th June for the £1,000 pot.