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Grants to support you in your continuing professional development

A number of grants programmes are available to support conservators throughout their careers. Click the options below to review grants managed by Icon and our groups as well as those managed by other charitable foundations.

Find out more about them at:

Icon grants

Icon Group grants

Other grants


Upcoming grant deadlines:

Icon-Getty Continuing Professional Development Programme

The Getty Foundation has awarded Icon a grant to provide participants from countries with emerging economies an opportunity to attend a professional development programme in London and Icon’s 2019 Triennial Conference that will take place in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Practising conservators of objects with a minimum of 2 years conservation work experience are invited to apply for one of the twelve places available.  Fees, accommodation and travel will be covered to attend this Icon programme.

Please refer to the programme outline and guidance notes before completing your application. 

Applications close: 18th February 2019, 12:00 GMT
Results announced: 19th March 2019 

Applications must be submitted to

For questions please contact Icon's Professional Development Team on +44(0)20 3142 6799 or email Patrick Whife, Training & Development Manager on

Application form

Programme outline and guidance notes


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