Funding & Finance

Benchmark Your Museum’s Financial Performance For Free

AIM members can now discover how their financial processes shape up – for free – by using a benchmarking tool called Finance Count.…

Celebrate Your ‘History Makers’ As Round 4 Of The AIM Biffa Award ‘History Makers’ Programme Opens For Applications

Celebrate your museum’s historical figures with a grant of up to £75,000 through the AIM Biffa Awar…

AIM Biffa Award History Makers: Round 1 – 3 Grants Given

ROUND ONE Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust Project: Hawkshaw and Barlow Untold Project aim: To raise awareness of the lives and achievements …

Six Museums Awarded AIM Biffa Award ‘History Makers’ Funding

Six AIM member museums from across England have just been announced as successful grant recipients in Round Three of the AIM Biffa Award ‘History Makers – People who shaped our world’ program…

AIM Launches Hallmarks Awards In England For 2019

AIM members in England can now apply for a grant of up to £12,000 through the AIM Hallmarks Awards. …

An Essential Update On Charity Finance Policy From CFG

Brexit There’s no getting away from the discussions on Brexit. This overshadows almost all else in every policy field and yet, we are still only inching closer to a resolu…

All The Answers To Your Top Gift Aid Questions

Gift Aid is a tax relief that generates over £1.3bn in additional income for the UK charity sector each year. However, £560m still goes unclaimed each year. Rachel Cooper – of Welbec…

New AIM Associate Suppliers: 123Send

AIM is delighted to welcome our new Associate Suppliers – 123Send. Established for over 14 years, 123Send and 123Hire were created to provide a specialist card payment service to the payme…

Year One AIM Hallmarks Grant Recipients Announced

We are pleased to announce the grant recipients from Year One of the AIM Hallmarks Awards that have been allocated funding totalling £54,885. Funded by Arts Council England through AIM’s …

Diversifying Your Museum’s Income Through Trading

Diversifying Your Museum’s Income Through Trading by Jane Askew As the funding environment for charities becomes increasingly constrained many charities are seeking to d…

AIM Conservation Grants Now Open For Applications

Does your museum need financial or practical support for a conservation project? AIM members can now apply for the next round of our conservation grants which closes on the 31 March 2019. We…

Writing Effective Proposals To Trusts And Foundations For Museums And Heritage Sites

AIM Associate Suppliers – Tarnside Consulting – work with charities to help them fundraise effectively. In this article, they offer thought…