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Our Investment Programme is made up of a number of funds through which we support museums to develop in line with the National Strategy.
Information about our investment programme is available below, with links to pages on each fund where you can access further information and application forms.
|Fund||Closing Date||Announcement Date|
|Small Project Fund||Round One||4 Mar 2016||18 Apr 2016|
|Round Two||3 Jun 2016||15 Jul 2016|
|Round Three||16 Sept 2016||28 Oct 2016|
|Strategic Investment Fund||22 Jan 2016||4 Apr 2016|
|Capital Fund||7 Oct 2016||Dec 2016|
|Festival of Museums||20 Nov 2015||Jan 2016|
|Recognition Fund||Round One||6 May 2016||Early Jul 2016|
|Round Two||10 Oct 2016||Dec 2016|
|World War 1 Fund||30 Sept 2016||Dec 2016|
Our funding programme is also avilable to download from the right hand side of this page, this is updated quarterly.
If you have any queries about the new funding programme, please contact the Investment Manager by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or on 0131 550 4115.
Information about the Grants Awarded by MGS in 2015-2016 can be found and downloaded on the following page: http://www.museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk/research-and-resources/resources/publications/publication/698/grants-awarded-2015-2016-note-9
Investment Fund Surgeries
If you would like to discuss a potential application, please book a slot at one of the following surgeries:
MGS has an online application system for its investment programme. Most of our funding streams require applications to be submitted via this system. Click here to access the system.
Some information on alternative sources for funding can be found in the section Other Funders which you may find useful.
Fund to support museums to deliver small projects that will assist them to develop in line with the National Strategy
Fund to support larger projects that will increase the impact of Scottish museums
Fund to support museums to carry out capital projects
Fund to support small independent museums to make small equipment purchases
Fund to support development of standards and museum activity at organisations not currently Accredited
Funding for collections with Recognised status
Fund to support museum partnerships to run collaborative skills development programmes
Information for current grant holders
Links to other funders for museums and galleries in Scotland
Funding information for museums wishing to take part in Festival of Museums 2016
Information about the fund and how to apply.
Information on this years World War 1 Fund