Museum Resilience Fund

At a challenging time for funding in the sector, this fund enables museums to become more sustainable and resilient businesses. This is an important priority in our mission of ‘Great art and culture for everyone’.

Key Information



Funding activity

Buildings and infrastructure, capacity building.

Total fund

£10 million for 2015/16

Grant range

£30,000 to £450,000 (£30,000 to £75,000 for subject specialist networks)


Accredited museums in England and organisations that deliver services to the museum or cultural sector. Major Partner Museums and national museums may apply only for support for a subject specialist network. Full eligibility guidelines are shown in the guidance document.

Key dates

Activities must start no earlier than 1 October 2016.

Activities must end no later than 31 March 2018

14 April 201605 May 201631 July 2016
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