The National Archives has announced that the next deadline for it Scoping Grants is the 11th January 2021. The funding is available to museums and other public bodies, registered charities and not for profit organisations that hold collections.
A Scoping Grant prides funding of up to £3,000 to produce a report that incorporates expert advice on a range of areas relating to collections management and the development of an organisation’s collection.
The report will provide:
- an overview of the current status of the collection
- analysis of its overall condition, significance, existing and potential use, levels of access, and existing documentation
- a conclusion with recommendations about next steps and development goals for the service
Please note: the fund is currently heavily oversubscribed, and there is currently funding to award four Scoping Grants per application round.