Finding Funds for Fossils, Ferns and Flamingos: How to secure money for museum collections

The Money Butterfly
(c) Leeds Museums and Galleries
NatSCA event
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 -
09:30 to 16:30

Organised by


World Museum Liverpool

“Finding Funds for Fossils, Ferns and Flamingos: how to secure money for museum collections”, 30th January 2019 at World Museum Liverpool.

The programme includes speakers from a wide range of fundraising backgrounds from major grant-giving organisations like Arts Council England to museums with years of successful fundraising experience. Topics will cover the hows, whos and wherefores of grant applications and fundraising as well as looking at attracting donors and sponsorship. Advice and case studies will also give delegates tools to use to become more successful museum fundraisers.

Nathan Lee, Head of Heritage Lottery Fund North West - Heritage Lottery Fund: the new funding framework for 2019-2024
Graeme Wotherspoon, Head of Individual Giving, RHS Wisley - Using the herbarium to fundraise for the new RHS Science Centre
Abigail Janis-Dillon, Development Executive, Trusts Foundations and Government, Science Museum Group - Stewardship: Building Relationships by Building Trust
Victoria Symes, Institute of Fundraising - Fossils or Fantastic Supporters? Making the most of Friends Groups to Support Your Collections
Andrew Evans, Director of Development, National Museums Liverpool - Writing amazing funding applications
Penny Thompson, Relationship Manager, Museums, Arts Council England - Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants
Emily Grint, Visufund - From dinosaurs to digital: how to generate funds online
Emma Coleman, Programmes Manager, ArtFund - Funding opportunities for curators

Download the programme here.

£52 Members (email for a discount code)
£72 Non-members

Numbers are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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