Our weekly news is themed to support you on a specific area: this week is highlighting training available online.

Our newsletter provides a round-up of webinars, 1:1 consultancy sessions, resources and podcasts to access during COVID-19. Read the full newsletter from Thursday 16th April.

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SW Museum Skills and wider sector training

We have listed in our newsletter relevant sector support webinars, 1:1 consultancy sessions available online now to help you and your museum respond to this unprecedented situation.

For those who are not in the position, or headspace, to embark on training in this moment, there will be opportunities available to you later in the year through our 2020/21 South West Museum Skills Programme.

We are asking for your feedback to inform our training later this year. Let us know what your immediate and forthcoming training priorities by completing our training needs survey.


National Lottery Heritage Fund £50 Million Heritage Emergency Fund

Grants of between £3,000 and £50,000 are open for organisations in receipt of Lottery project funding (of over £10,000) which have completed within the past 10 years

The application was launched on March 15th with:
Offline application form – to use as a template for questions before completing the….
Online application – this must be completed in one go (you cannot save it for later)
Application deadline – 30 June 2020

It is important for you to set out your case for investment based on evidence of your financial need. See our funding factsheet here.


Arts Council England’s Emergency Funding update

Up to £35,000 per application.

Round 2 has opened today and will close on Thursday 30th April.

The last day to register for an applicant profile on Grantium has extended to 27th April.

Start your application with this offline template (for non-NPO organisations)
Read the full guidance and use the template to support you to develop your proposal prior to entering the content into the Grantium Portal