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Collections Care Stimulus Fund
Made possible through the generous support of the Radcliffe Trust and others, the Collections Care Stimulus Fund is available to support the care and conservation of collections at a time when budgets for the conservation of collections and objects are diminishing.

Leche Trust Grant Accreditation Grant 
Available to Icon Pathway members who are in the process of applying for accreditation. 


Collections Care Stimulus Fund

radcliffe-logo-founded-1714-2-1024x1024.jpgMade possible through the generous support of the Radcliffe Trust and others, the Collections Care Stimulus Fund is available to support the care and conservation of collections at a time when budgets for the conservation of collections and objects are diminishing. 

Overview of Grant Scheme
Eligibility
Application and Timetable
Reporting
Further Questions

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Overview of Grant Scheme

We are looking for projects that focus on:

  • Implementing preventive conservation measures    
  • Undertaking remedial conservation
  • Undertaking digitisation activities 

Eight grants of up to £1,250 are available.

Eligibility

The museum, gallery, cultural heritage institution or museums service must be based in the UK.
The grant is intended to support small  organisations with less than 100,000 visitors per year. 
Conservation activities must be carried out by an Accredited member of Icon. The grant  is based on work being costed at  £45 / hour. Accredited members of Icon can be identified through the Conservation Register

The grant is intended to support organisations that have suffered from a major drop in income over the last 12 months and are less able to commission conservation projects as a result . 
Funding will not be awarded retrospectively for projects already completed. 

Application and Timetable

Please click here to download the application form >>
The deadline for applications is on 26th February 2021. 

  • Applications will be considered by a panel and successful applicants will be notified by email by 12th March 2021.
  • Projects to be completed within 12 months.
  • Reports should be submitted to Icon within one month of the project completion date.

Reporting

On completion of the project, we will expect you to submit a short report outlining what the project achieved and describing the positive outcomes. This could be a written report, including a selection of photographs, or it could be a short film.   

This will be made available on the conservation register website.

Further Questions 

For any questions about the programme please email pwhife@icon.org.uk


 

Leche Trust Accreditation Grant

the_leche_trust_0.jpgWe know that for some, the cost of the assessment fees can be a barrier to submitting their Icon Accreditation application. This is why we are delighted to announce that funding from the Leche Trust has been secured to support Pathway members who are registered on the concessionary membership rate.  

We are incredibly grateful for the support of the Leche Trust. The funding allows us to reduce the cost of the Icon Accreditation assessment fees to £250 (from £600) for 7 Pathway members. To be eligible you must be:

  • Pathway member of Icon.
  • Registered on the concessionary membership rate.
  • Submitting your application in the next two ron 15th March 2021.

Apply online: Click here >>

Application deadline:  Monday 1st March 2021


 

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