The Heritage Alliance

The Heritage Funding Directory is a database with full information on grants, awards and government funding.

Clore Duffield Learning Spaces

Grants are available for museum, gallery and heritage learning spaces from Clore Duffield Learning Spaces. This could be for less than £5,000 for single rooms in local history heritage buildings to whole learning centres of up to £2.5m.

The Museums Association (MA)

MA administers a number of funds designated to enhance collections and to aid MA members and their families in unexpected financial distress. For more information email

The START programme

The START programme has funding available for cultural venues in the UK to develop and deliver arts enrichment programmes for schools. Projects should provide students with the opportunity to attend at least two professional performances, concerts or exhibitions as well as cultural learning. For more information phone 020 3326 2230.