Museums Funding Fair 2016

Thursday 22nd September
People’s History Museum, Manchester
10:30 – 15:00

MDNW are set to host our fourth Regional Museums Funding Fair giving museums and arts professionals the opportunity to meet various funding organisations face-to-face. This year the event has grown and we are pleased to also have a number of national museums in attendance to discuss potential partnership projects and loans.

The following organisations have confirmed their attendance:

Arts Council England
Arts Marketing Association
Association of Independent Museums
British Museum
Collections Trust
Curious Minds
Heritage Alliance
Heritage Lottery Fund
Institute of Fundraising
Museums Association
National Gallery
National Portrait Gallery
Science Museums Group

The fair will also include a variety of workshops from the some of the organisations above and there will also be a workshop looking at how to write successful funding bids.

To book a 1:1 session with Arts Council England please email Eve MacPhee and Penny Thompson – /

To book a 1:1 session with the Institute of Fundraising please email Eric Grounds –

To book a ticket for the fair please visit the eventbrite page and for more info please contact Alex Bird, Sector Development Officer –


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