Funding opportunities

Find out more about Art Fund's current funding opportunities for museums, curators and museum professionals.

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Museum of the Year 2020

Open for applications

Be recognised as the best. Museum of the Year celebrates exceptional museums and galleries, putting them on a national stage, rewarding innovative and transformative work, and inspiring more people to visit.

New Collecting Awards

Open for applications

These awards provide funding for ambitious curators to pursue new avenues of collecting for their museums and build critical professional skills.

Curatorial network grants

Open for applications

These grants help Subject Specialist Networks and other curatorial networks to develop and share knowledge, skills and resources.

More funding opportunities

Explore more of our funding programmes and find out when they reopen for applications.

Looking for professional development?

If you're a curator or museum professional, explore our training and career development opportunities to further your skills and expertise.

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Other ways to work with us

If you have an idea for a way we could work together, we'd love to talk to you. All our funding programmes begin with a conversation.

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