Change Makers

Increasing the diversity of senior leadership in art and culture by helping to develop a cohort of leaders who are Black, minority ethnic and/or disabled by means of a targeted senior leadership training and development programme.

Key Information



Funding activity

Diversity and equality, Organisational development, Sector development, Talent development

Total fund

£2.6 million was available through the Change Makers fund, including £500,000 for Major partner museums.

Grant range

Between £100,000 and £150,000


National Portfolio Organisations and Major Partner Museums in partnership with a named Black, minority ethnic and/or disabled leader.

Key dates

Activities must start no earlier than 1 October 2016.

Funded activities must end no later than 31 December 2018.

Expression of Interest14 April 201628 April 201609 May 2016
Full application12 May 201623 June 201628 September 2016