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We are aware that many London Museums are now planning whether and when to re-open. There will be considerable challenges both in terms of ensuring that appropriate measures, equipment and training are in place for a safe re-opening. There may also be a need to re-model audience profiles and business plans to address the ‘new normal’ post-Covid world.
We are therefore launching two grants programmes designed to support museums towards sustainable re-opening, both of which are now open for applications. If you have any questions about either of these grant opportunities please get in touch with Yvette Shepherd, MDO Organisational Health tel: 078 4120 6864.
Museums Re-Opening Grants programme (£15K)
Museums Recovery Grants programme (£20k) supported by the Art Fund
This programme, generously supported by the Art Fund, is designed to help museums analyse and assess their current position and to identify priorities for activity to support post Covid recovery through a short, facilitated self-assessment process. Further to self-assessment and analysis 4 museum recovery grants of up to £5,000 will be available to successful participants to help them to:
Applicants are required to ensure approaches address equality and accessibility. Download the full Museums Recovery Grant guidance (PDF 643kb, opens in new tab). Download the Museums Recovery Grant application form (Word Doc 72kb, downloads in window).