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This section lists all grants we have made since 2013. The categories from 2013 to 2018 are Arts, Environment and Welfare. This changed in 2018 when Welfare was replaced with Social Action. There is also a separate category for grants to Museums and Galleries in each year.

Manchester Museums Partnership

Towards the "Indigenising Manchester Museum" Project

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £101,850
Duration 2 years
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Towards their "Curating Collections Course"

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £60,000
Duration 3 years
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The British Glass Foundation

Towards the salary of Projects Curator and associated costs

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2020
Grant size £60,000
Duration 2 years
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Cornwall Museums Partnership

Towards the costs of a 3-year Trainee Curator programme in 5 partner museums with collections of social history, visual arts and natural sciences

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £90000
Duration 3 years
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Hereford Cider Museum

Towards the salary of the Director and partner costs, to increase capacity for curation and interpretation and deliver an ambitious exhibition programme in partnership with the National Trust and Brightspace Foundation

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £126,000
Duration 3 years
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Lakeland Arts

Towards the salary costs of a Collection Management Assistant and Curatorial and Programming Assistant to safeguard and develop curatorial skills during the capital development of Abbot Hall

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £95,000
Duration 3 years
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Metropolitan Arts Centre (The MAC)

Towards the costs of four connected, curatorially-focused initiatives to further develop their role as an incubator for curatorial thinking and practice in Northern Ireland

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £104,000
Duration 2 years
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Museums Worcestershire

Towards the salary of a new Curatorial Officer to research and contextualise the Worcestershire County Museum’s unique Vardo (Romany caravan) collection

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £82,000
Duration 3 years
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National Museum Wales

Towards the costs of expanding the online Mollusca types database to 12 additional partners in the UK and Eire

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2019
Grant size £49790
Duration 3 years
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