Small Project Fund

This fund, for up to £5,000, will support museums to deliver projects that will assist them to develop in line with the National Strategy.

Who can apply?

Any organisation running an Accredited museum in Scotland

How much can you apply for?

Applicants can apply for between £500 and £5,000. We require a minimum of 25% match funding.


There will be three rounds of funding per year. In 2016 these will be:

Application deadline Award Announcement
4 March 201618 April 2016
3 June 201615 July 2016
16 September 201628 October 2016

Award recipients will have one year from the award announcement date in which to spend the award.

How do I apply?

Information about the fund is available via the menu on the right hand side of this page.

Applications should be made using the MGS's online application system available here: Guidance on getting started on the system is available here or in the menu to the right hand side of this page.

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