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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.

Turner Contemporary

Towards the costs of developing an innovative, audience-led curatorial approach to enable community members to shape the programme.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2016
Grant size £90,000
Duration 3 years
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Artichoke

Towards core costs, specifically the salary of the Artistic Director to research and develop new programmes of work.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2015
Grant size £60,000
Duration 2 years
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Bowes Museum

Towards the salary of an early career curator of Fine Art, to work closely with the Auckland Castle curatorial team and Durham University to research the collections, disseminate the learning and raise the profile of Spanish Art in Durham.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2015
Grant size £89,250
Duration 3 years
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Bristol Museums Development Trust

Towards the costs of South West Museums Natural Sciences Project, a dedicated programme of training and professional development to enhance curatorial skills across the region.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2015
Grant size £85,425
Duration 2 years
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Gainsborough's House Society

Towards core costs, specifically the salary of the 'Keeper of Art & Place' to develop the 'Art in Suffolk' initiative with museums across the county, by sharing professional art curatorial skills and training to help the county's museums make the best use of their art collections.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2015
Grant size £84,000
Duration 3 years
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Lakeland Arts

Towards the Cumbria Museums Consortium Curatorial Skills Development Programme, which will provide training, share knowledge to strengthen collection care and improve the management of loans by museums across the region.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2015
Grant size £90,000
Duration 3 years
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Manchester Museums Partnership

Towards a programme of curatorial development, to enhance knowledge, skills and confidence in the use of the four partner museums' collections of Islamic art, fabric and other objects.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2015
Grant size £97,882
Duration 2 years
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Royal Pavilion & Museums

Towards the 'Film Pioneers' project, to better understand and display this important film and media collection which illustrates the seminal role Brighton and Hove played in film-making in the 1890s and early 1900s.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2015
Grant size £92,505
Duration 1.5 years
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Situations

Towards core costs specifically the salary of the Artistic Director/Chief Executive to expand the national footprint of their work in public art commissioning.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2015
Grant size £60,000
Duration 2 years
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