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The following resources have been produced with funding to support the museum sector in London.

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    Covid-19 resources and information

    We are developing and sharing a number of PDFs with information and resources for museums dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak.

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    Trusts and Foundations for London Museums

    This document is designed as a starting point for small museums and galleries without this luxury. The list of Trusts and Foundations within this document is by no means definitive and further support can be sought from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)

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    Best Practice Guides

    These best practice guides have been compiled to help museums with various aspects of general practice.

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    Early Years Toolkit

    A practical resource full of great ideas and inspiration for those working with under 5s in the museum and heritage sector.

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    Training bank

    The Training Bank provides a programme of free training for volunteers, and the training materials developed are available to download here for museums who want to run their own in-house training for volunteers and staff.

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    Evaluation and Research

    These resources have been compiled to help museums with evaluation and research based activities.

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    Income Generation Grant Support Programme

    In 2013-14 three museums were involved in a programme to support income generation. This resource shows the findings from this project.

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    London Museum Development 2015-18: Looking back

    Over the course of the 2015 - 2018 programme, we have created a number of doccuments relating to the various programmes.

  • Explore and download our broad range of free tools for learning covering prehistory to the present in everything from apps to mini potted histories

    Information and Records Management Project

    From 2007, Renaissance London's 'Information and Records Management Project' helped to raise awareness of, and increase capacity for, information and records management in London’s museums.

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    Understanding Audiences

    A number of resources have been developed to support museums in the processes, techniques and skills involved in audience monitoring and evaluation.

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    Previous Grant Programmes

    Information on previous grant programmes run by Museum Development London, including successful applicants, programme summaries, and reports.