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Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Museums Language Grant (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Museums Language Grant programme the foundation provides funding of up to £2,000 to enable Jewish heritage professionals to take an online course in Hebrew or any Jewish language (e.g. Yiddish, Judeo-Spanish).  This opportunity is open to professionals working in a Jewish heritage institution (museum, library, archive, NGO, etc.) to enable them to take an online course in a Jewish language that can help them grow in their professional capacity. The course must be administered by an institution, whether university, community centre or language school, and must deliver a certificate of attendance.

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Museums Travel Grant (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Museums Travel Grants programme the foundation provides funding of up to £1,000 to support a museum professional working in a Jewish museum or with a European Jewish collection to attend a conference, participate in a seminar or conduct a specific site visit within Europe. The grant may support some travel, accommodation and conference fee.

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Museums Expert Visit Programme (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Museums Expert Visit programme the foundation provides grants for a museum or heritage institution to receive the visit of an independent expert to help assess a collection, conservation needs, and digital strategies; give curatorial advice for new exhibitions or displays; or provide other sorts of professional guidance. The expert visit is designed to help the heritage institution make sound choices according to its location, size, collection, purpose, and target audience, and enhance the documentation, preservation, and visibility of its Jewish heritage.

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Innovative Museums Project (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Innovative Museums Project programme the foundation provides grants of up to £150,000 over three years for museums to propose an innovative project for consideration. The project must have a focussed concept and goal, and be supported by a clear strategy, a rigorous methodology, and a realistic budget. The project must be directly related to Jewish heritage and must be implemented in a museum and/or in partnership with other related heritage institutions.

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Museums Travelling Exhibition Programme (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Museums Travelling exhibition programme the foundation provides grants of up to £50,000 to enable a European museum to rent a temporary exhibition (currently on display or a previous exhibition) of Jewish interest from another European museum (this excludes Israel and North America), to cover (some of) the following: loan fee, insurance, transportation, translation, staff visits, and design adaptations.

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Museums Temporary Exhibition Programme (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Museums Temporary Exhibition programme the foundation provides grants of up to £50,000 to enable a European museum to create a new temporary exhibition of Jewish interest using items from its own collection, with the intent of renting it to other museums later on. The grant would cover (some of) the following: research, conservation, purchase of equipment, design, and loan costs.

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Museums Core Exhibition Programme (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Museums Core Exhibition programme the foundation provides grants of up to £75,000 per year (maximum of two years) for new museums developing their core exhibition or for existing museums revamping their core exhibition. Funds are available for curating the exhibition, the acquisition of professional equipment, exhibition building and design, as well as outside consultants. Funds are not available for building renovations, new buildings or operational costs. 

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Museums Collections Management (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Museums Collection Management programme the foundation provides grants of up to £50,000 to support the conservation and/or preservation of individual objects, groups of objects, or the improvement of conservation and/or preservation programmes through the purchase of supplies and equipment, including security measures, insurance, and temperature and humidity controls. Grants are available to museums wishing to develop better and more accessible inventory of collections, particularly digitisation, online cataloguing and other technology-based improvements. 

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Archives and Libraries Digital Humanities Resource Development and Enhancement (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Archives and Libraries Digital Humanities Resource Development and Enhancement programme the foundation provides funding for the digitisation and transcription of Jewish archival or library collections, as well as the creation of accompanying metadata, using techniques such as OCR, TEI, or Linked Open Data. Collections may contain documentary, as well as audio-visual, photographic or born-digital materials. Eligible costs include additional staff hours for the creation, processing and indexing of digital materials, the ongoing development of projects’ technical architecture, equipment costs (no more than 35% of the overall budget), and travel for project partners to meet. 

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Archives and Libraries Professional Training Programme (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Archives and Libraries Professional Training Programme the foundation provides grants for the training of staff at all levels, including archivists, librarians, conservators, photographers, etc. This may include consultation visits by archival or library experts to European Jewish institutions, as well as learning trips by archival or library staff members seeking to visit experts based at other European institutions. This may also cover visits by professionals to help seek strategic advice for the future of their archive or library.

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Archives and Libraries Inventories and Cataloguing Programme (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Archives and Libraries Inventories and Cataloguing Programme the foundation provides grants of up to £75,000 per year (for a maximum of 3 years) for  the initial sorting and preliminary identification of collection holdings; a detailed analysis and cataloguing of collections; and the preparation, publication and dissemination of finding aids and catalogues. Targeted collections can include manuscripts, documents, all forms of printed materials, and audio, film and video recording. Holding institutions might include – among others – public and private libraries, as well as public, institutional and private archives.

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Archives and Libraries Language Grant (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Archives and Libraries Language Grant programme the foundation provides funding of up to £2,000 to enable Jewish heritage professionals to take an online course in Hebrew or any Jewish language (e.g. Yiddish, Judeo-Spanish). The course must be administered by an institution, whether university, community centre or language school, and must deliver a certificate of attendance.

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Archives and Libraries Conservation and Preservation programme (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Archives and Libraries Conservation and Preservation programme the foundation provides grants of up to £75,000 per year (for a maximum of 3 years) for the long-term protection and preservation of specific collections and/or the conservation (treatment and repair) of specific items. Funding is available for the purchase and installation of the necessary storage materials, including acid-free protective folders, envelopes, boxes and other containers, as well as cabinets, shelving, or other necessary storage furnishings. Applications for temperature and humidity controls, fire protection and security systems will also be considered. Digitisation projects will also be considered—provided the application clearly explains the purpose for digitisation.

Ragdoll Foundation Small Grants Programme (UK)

The Ragdoll Foundation is dedicated to supporting the creation, appreciation and awareness of imaginative and innovative work that reflects the world from a child’s point of view. Through the Small grants programme the foundation provides grants of up to £1,500 to small one-off projects, pilots, or research and development to inform a new project or programme of work. The primary purpose is to make grants for charitable purposes that: Demonstrate how the concerns of children can be heard; Evidence the power of arts and creativity and their transformative power for children and young people; Promote children’s development through their imaginative thinking; Encourage innovative thinking and influence good practice elsewhere; Ensure effective evaluation of projects to promote sharing and learning.

Northamptonshire Community Foundation - The Compton Fund (Northamptonshire)

The Northamptonshire Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference to their local communities. Through the Compton Fund the foundation provides grants of between £500 and £5,000 to support arts, culture and heritage projects across Northamptonshire.

Schroder Charity Trust

The Schroder Charity Trust is an independent grant-making Family Trust that has been supporting the charitable and voluntary sector for over 70 years.   The Trust makes grants in the areas of Education & Young People; Communities; Environment & Conservation; Health; Arts & Culture; International Development; Heritage; Supporting the Armed Forces.

NESTA - Arts & Culture Impact Fund (UK)

The Arts & Culture Impact Fund brings together public, private and charitable funding to provide affordable repayable finance to the UK’s arts, culture and heritage organisations able to demonstrate measurable positive social impact. The funding could be used, among other things, to acquire new assets, improve built infrastructure, develop new ventures or scale up existing revenue streams.

Dulverton Trust - Community Foundations Grant (UK)

The Dulverton Trust is an independent grant-making charity that supports UK charities and Charitable incorporated Organisations tackling a range of social issues, protecting the natural world, and preserving heritage crafts.  The Foundation makes available grants of up to £5,000 to local UK charities with an income below £200,000 administered by elected Community Foundations.

British Council - Connections through Culture: Taiwan (UK)

Connections through Culture: Taiwan is an arts mobility grant scheme which aims to develop exciting cultural collaborations between artists and arts organisations, also to support long-lasting relationships between Taiwan and the UK.  The programme offers support, information, advice, networking opportunities and development grants to artists and arts organisations. 

British Council - Connections Through Culture: UK-Southeast Asia (UK)

Connections Through Culture: UK-Southeast Asia aims to develop exciting cultural exchanges and collaborations between artists, arts professionals and arts organisations, and to support long-lasting relationships between people from East Asia and the UK.

British Council - Connections Through Culture: China and the UK

Connections through Culture is a long-term programme to develop exciting cultural collaborations between artists and arts organisations, supporting long-lasting relationships between China and the UK. The programme offers support, information, advice, networking opportunities and development grants to artists and arts organisations in China and the UK.

Wolfson Foundation – Funding for Museums and Galleries (UK)

The Wolfson Foundation awards grants to support and promote excellence in education, science & medicine, the arts & humanities and health & disability. Through its Funding for Museums and Galleries funding stream the Foundation aims to support organisations undertaking projects to improve the display and interpretation of nationally significant collections for the public. Grants are generally awarded towards refurbishing or creating new galleries and, occasionally, education and learning spaces.

Wolfson Foundation – Funding for Libraries and Archives (UK)

The Wolfson Foundation awards grants to support and promote excellence in education, science & medicine, the arts & humanities and health & disability. Through its Funding for Libraries and Archives funding stream the Foundation aims to support organisations caring for nationally significant collections and which have a clear emphasis on public access and engagement. Grants are generally awarded towards collection storage facilities and research, education or interpretation spaces.

Wolfson Foundation – Funding for Historic Buildings and Landscapes (UK)

The Wolfson Foundation awards grants to support and promote excellence in education, science & medicine, the arts & humanities and health & disability. Through its Funding for Historic Buildings and Landscapes funding stream the Foundation aims to support organisations managing sites of outstanding historic, architectural and cultural significance and that have a clear emphasis on public access and engagement. Grants are awarded towards conservation and restoration work, interpretation, and education spaces.

Hays Travel Foundation (UK)

Hays Travel Foundation was created in 2015. The foundation works with organisations that support people, who for one reason or another need help to achieve their potential. The foundations focus is on the following objectives: Education; Poverty; Health; Art’s and Culture; Sport. Support is provided to registered charities working with young people under the age of 25 in an area where Hays Travel operates.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage: £250,000 - £5million (UK)

The National Lottery Heritage Fund uses money raised by players of the National Lottery to fund projects that connect people and communities to the national, regional and local heritage of the UK. This could include oral history; cultural traditions; nature; natural and designed landscapes; community archaeology; historic buildings, monuments and environments; collections of objects, books or documents in museums, libraries or archives; etc. Funding is available for repairs and conservation, digital technology, new staff posts, paid training placements and professional fees. Grants range from £3,000 to £5,000,000.

Denise Coates Foundation (England)

The Denise Coates Foundation was previously known as the bet365 Foundation and provides grants to registered charities in England to support their work locally, nationally or internationally. The Foundation provides funding of between £20,000 and £250,000 for charitable projects in the following areas: Health and Wellbeing; Education and Training; Medical research and development; Disaster recovery and emergency relief; Community Development; Arts and Culture. The trust does not currently maintain a website or email account.  To apply, a formal application and presentation will need to be made to the Trustees.

John Ellerman Foundation – Museums and Galleries Fund (UK)

The John Ellerman Foundation aims to advance the wellbeing of people, society and the natural world, by focusing on the arts, environment and social action. The Museums and Galleries fund aims to strengthen regional museums and galleries in the UK. A total of £500,000 of funding is available each year for applications which enable new ways of working both for established curators and those just starting out; and ensure organisations are able to safeguard and advance curatorial skills through a time of development or change. The average grant size is approximately £86,000 over a period of 2 to 3 years.

PRS Foundation – Resonate (UK)

The Resonate programme is a new fund from the PRS Foundation which encourages professional orchestras to programme into their repertoire the best pieces of British Music from the past 25 years. The programme aims to inspire more performances, recordings and broadcasts of outstanding contemporary repertoire, as chosen by UK orchestras, whilst strengthening approaches to programming this music for the benefit of audiences, composers and players in the UK and overseas. Grants of up to £10,000 are available to orchestras who commit to exploring contemporary UK repertoire as part of a season/tour and longer-term audience development programme.

NESTA – Cultural Impact Development Fund (England)

The Cultural Impact Development Fund will provide a total of £3.7 million of small-scale repayable Finance to socially driven arts and cultural organisations between 2018 and 2021. Cultural Impact Development Fund will pioneer the use of financial incentives to drive the achievement of social impact targets in its investment portfolio. Unsecured loans are available of between £25,000 and £150,000 with repayment terms of one to five years and interest rates ranging between 5.5% and 8.5%. The fund aims to: Enable risk taking, ambitious organisations in the arts and cultural sector to take on small-scale repayable finance in order to achieve social outcomes; Increase the capability of arts and cultural organisations to articulate, achieve, monitor and evaluate their intended social impact.

Arts Council England – Developing your creative practice (UK)

The Arts Council England champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives. The Developing your Creative Practice programme has been designed to support independent artists and creative practitioners, allowing them the time and space to undertake ambitious research and development opportunities, to build new networks and create new work. The Fund aims to create more pathways for individuals looking to make a step change in their practice and ensure excellence is thriving in the arts and culture sector. A total of £3.6 million will be awarded each year for four years. Individual grants are available of between £2,000 and £10,000

Association of Independent Museums - Collections Care Scheme (UK)

The Association of Independent Museums supports independent museums, galleries and heritage organisations in the UK. The AIM Collections Care Grant Scheme which is funded by the Pilgrim Trust has been set up to help small museums develop a more sustainable approach to the conservation and management of their collections through improvements to collections care within their museum. Grants may enable museums to receive tailored, specialist advice about care of collections, equipment to implement that advice, training of staff or volunteers to use new equipment. The maximum grant available is £10,000.

Association of Independent Museums - Training Grants (UK)

The Association of Independent Museums support and champion independent museums, galleries and heritage organisations in the UK. The AIM Training Grants Programme helps to support member museums in developing the skills and expertise of their staff and trustees. Grants of up to £300 are available for course fees, conferences, museum study visits and mentoring placements. Priority will be given to smaller museums receiving fewer than 20,000 visitors per year. Funding can be used for fees, accommodation and travel costs

Association of Independent Museums - Collections Care Audits (UK)

The Association of Independent Museums support and champion independent museums, galleries and heritage organisations in the UK. The Collection Care Audits programme is designed to enable small museums to undertake a basic professional collections care audit. Audits will be carried out by an accredited conservator to help smaller AIM members identify key issues and priorities for their museum. Funded by the Pilgrim Trust, the scheme will support museums to care for their collections more effectively and efficiently in the long-term, to meet the standards required for Accreditation and will give museums the option to undertake an audit before making a full application to the AIM Collections Care Grant Scheme. The funded support will be £1,050 (£350 per day) plus travel and VAT if necessary to cover the costs of the accredited conservator undertaking the audit

Scottish Power Foundation (UK)

The Scottish Power Foundation provides support for charities and not for profit organisations across the UK. Funding is available for the following purposes: the advancement of education; the advancement of environmental protection; the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science; the prevention or relief of poverty and the relief of those in need by reason of disability or other disadvantage; the advancement of citizenship and community development.

Henry Smith Charity - Christian Projects (UK)

The Henry Smith Charity is one of the largest independent grant making trusts in the UK. The Christian Projects grant programme provides grants in excess of £10,000 per year for up to three years to support projects that explicitly promote the Christian faith in the UK. Funding is available for projects that set out to nurture and grow people's journey in Christian faith and grow churches, and will only support work that comes from a Church of England context. Projects should meet one of the following four priority areas: Meeting the spiritual needs of older people (including those with dementia); Meeting the spiritual needs of those with a learning disability and those who have cognitive impairments; Reaching out to the unchurched - especially young people and young families; Projects which support and care for Anglican clergy at times of acute need.

Prosper (England)

Prosper is an Arts Council England-funded business support programme for the arts, museums and libraries. Prosper offers the opportunity for arts and cultural organisations, companies or individual entrepreneurs in England to participate in nine months of free, dynamic and impactful business support activities to improve resilience, commercial capacity and investment readiness. The programme will deliver 1-to-1 business advice, masterclasses, workshops, webinars and meetups.

Rhododendron Trust (UK)

The Rhododendron Trust makes grants of £500 to £1500 to registered charities supporting the disadvantaged in the developing world and the UK and to those supporting the arts and wildlife. Smaller Charities are prioritised. In the developing world, the Trust prefers to support charities benefitting people affected by poverty and, for example, disability, age, gender, ethnic status, poor medical, welfare or educational infrastructure. In the UK, support is given to charities working with those disadvantaged by disability or mental illness; prisoners and ex-offenders; drug addiction; homelessness; carers; the elderly; disadvantaged children. Arts and Nature funding is mainly through the National Churches Trust and Fauna and Flora International, however proposals for small theatre and music projects, for the protection of cultural and natural heritage or environmental sustainability are accepted.

Northamptonshire Community Foundation (Northamptonshire)

Northamptonshire Community Foundation (NCF) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. The Foundation is dedicated to funding community-based action, which improves the lives of the county's most disadvantaged people and communities. Child poverty, unemployment, homelessness, domestic violence and social isolation are just some of the issues NCF strive to tackle each year. NCF manages a range of funds from Northamptonshire County Council grants to wind farm community benefit funds and is thus able to fund a wide range of project costs including capital purchases and revenue costs.

Greenham Common Trust (Newbury)

The Greenham Common Trust is a grant making organisation that supports local charities, community organisations and projects in Newbury and the surrounding areas. A wide range of charitable causes are supported including but not limited to: community development, amateur sport, human rights, arts, culture, heritage, and science, health and animal welfare. The trust operates the following programmes, details of which are available on the funder's website: Reactive Grants, Major Funding, Partnership Projects,Community Buildings Improvement Programme, Sports Activities Building Programme, Vibrant Villages, Trust Top Up, Pitch to the Panel. The trust provides around £4.5million of funding each year to local good causes through The Good Exchange online matching service for funders and fundraisers.

The Chapman Charitable Trust (UK)

The Chapman Charitable Trust (CCT) is a Grant-giving charity. It concentrates its support in two areas. These are Activity, health and well-being and Culture, the natural environment and heritage. The Trust also makes grants for care, the community and counselling. The Trust mainly support national charities but also support local charities if their beneficiaries or activities are located in North Wales, London or South East England (specifically, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire).

Foyle Foundation - Main Grants Scheme - Learning (UK)

The Foyle Foundation is an independent grantmaking trust that distributes grants to UK charities. It provides grants primarily in the areas of Arts and Learning. The Main Grants Scheme - Learning programme supports charities with projects that facilitate the acquisition of knowledge and which have a long term strategic impact. Key areas for support are: libraries, museums and archives; special educational needs; projects that encourage sustainability by reducing overheads or which help generate additional revenue. Examples of previous funding include: Imperial War Museum - redevelopment of First World War galleries; Lakeland Arts Trust, Kendal - replacement facilities for the Windermere Steamboat Museum and re-open it to the public. The majority of grants will be in the range of £10,000 to £50,000.

Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Access and Participation Fund (UK)

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation is one of the larger independent grant-making foundations in the UK. The Arts Participation Fund has two streams: Explore and Test grants (up to £60,000) designed to test, implement and develop ambitious plans to widen access to and deepen participation in the arts with the emphasis on addressing inequalities of opportunity. More and Better grants (up to £400,000) offer longer, larger grants to help increase the impact and effectiveness of work that has already shown promise or positive impact. Applications are accepted for work that involves any of the following: crafts, dance, design, digital arts and media, film, literature, music, opera, photography, theatre, the visual arts, and cross-arts practices.