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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.

Blackpool Council

Towards the salary of the Collections Officer to research and manage Blackpool's historic illuminations collection.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2014
Grant size £135,000
Duration 3 years
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Exeter Council

Towards the costs of a project reuniting HMS Challenger material from across the UK, in the form of a searchable on-line database for researchers and wider audiences.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2014
Grant size £91,930
Duration 2 years
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Fevered Sleep

Towards core costs, specifically the salary of the Associate Artistic Director and Designer to develop a new artistic programme and model of working.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2014
Grant size £60,000
Duration 2 years
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Leeds Museums Galleries

Towards the salary of an Assistant Geology Post to manage a project which connects the Museum's geology collection with specialist experts and local geology collections.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2014
Grant size £112,000
Duration 3 years
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Mahogany Opera Group

Towards core costs, specifically the salary of the Executive Producer.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2014
Grant size £60,000
Duration 2 years
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Metropolitan Arts Centre

Towards the costs of the Visual Art Programme, specifically to develop and share facilities and the experience and skills of their curatorial team.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2014
Grant size £82,825
Duration 1 year
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Tyne and Wear Archives Development Trust

Towards the costs of a development and exhibitions project at the Laing Art Gallery, which will provide a new model of researching, curating and touring exhibitions for local authority museums

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2014
Grant size £86,148
Duration 2.5 years
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University of Glasgow

Towards the costs of The National Inventory Project, which will research and publish online the pre-1900 European old master paintings in the collections of four participating museums.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2014
Grant size £45,000
Duration 2 years
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York Museums Trust

Towards the costs of a Collections Facilitator to work with the British Studio Ceramic collection.

Category Museums and Galleries
Year awarded 2014
Grant size £80,400
Duration 3 years
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