Grants

Grant funds are available to Accredited museums and those working towards Accreditation and MDEM has the following grant funds available in 2022-23:

  • Reset & Recovery Grants of £1,000 – £5,000 Applications can be submitted until 30 September 2022
  • Small Grants of £250 – £1,500 Applications can be submitted between 1 April 2022 and 30 November 2022– applications assessed monthly
  • Collections Access Grants of £100 – £1,000 Applications can be submitted between 1 April 2022 and 30 November 2022 – applications assessed monthly
  • Programme Grants targeted grant support available alongside specific training and consultancy support. Applications can be submitted until 30 November 2022
  • Bursaries more information coming soon

Click on the title of the below grant for more information and application forms. Should you need further guidance, please contact MDEM@leics.gov.uk

Reset & Recovery Grants

Reset & Recovery Grants

How much can you apply for: £1,000 to £5,000 Thanks to Art Fund partnership funding, MDEM is offering Reset & Recovery Grants to help museums in the East Midlands re-build their offer to audiences and strengthen organisationally in response to the impact of the...

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Small Grants

Small Grants

How much can you apply for: £250 – £1,500 per annum Purpose of Grant: To support small-scale projects where funding has been difficult to source. What the grant will fund: Purchase of equipment and materials; training costs; match funding towards a purchase/ project/...

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Collections Access Fund

Collections Access Fund

How much can you apply for: £100 – £1,000 per annum Purpose of Grant: To support museums to increase access to collections by improving documentation, storage and care of collections through delivery of collections training for staff and volunteers, by improving...

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Programme Grants

Programme Grants

Many of our development programmes have targeted grant support available alongside specific training and consultancy support. See the relevant programme information for details. Current Programmes: Family Friendly Programme Volunteer Development Programme   Is it...

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MDEM Grants Case Studies 2020-21

MDEM Grants Case Studies 2020-21

Take a look at some of the below grant case studies to get inspired for your own application. Small Grants Case Studies 2020-21 Royal Crown Derby Museum - £1,193 To purchase a digital screen enabling the medium-term realisation of a larger outreach project and the...

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