Apply for funding

See our open funding programmes to help museums, galleries and cultural organisations respond to the immediate challenges posed by the Covid-19 crisis.

Student opportunities

Open for applications

Harness the talent of university students to help realise a project at your museum or gallery. Apply for a grant to pay the students and receive support in recruiting candidates from our network of students.

Acquisition grants

Open for applications

We give grants of over £4m every year to help UK museums and galleries acquire objects and works of art for their collections.

Jonathan Ruffer curatorial grants

Open for Applications

Curators can apply for funding towards travel and other costs, to enable collections and exhibition research projects in the UK or abroad.

Weston Loan Programme

Applications open summer 2022

This programme provides funding for museums and galleries to borrow works from national collections, encouraging the sharing of works more widely across the UK.

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