Funding & Finance

Helping Museum Trustees To Get Ahead: Free AIM Hallmarks Governance Sessions

We are pleased to announce a new series of free AIM Hallmarks Governance Sessions for heritage trustees that will run from September 2017 to the end of January 2018. Organised in partnership…

AIM Biffa Award Announce New Round Of ‘History Makers’ Funding

Who is your History Maker? Celebrate your museum’s historical figures with a grant of up to £75,000 through the AIM Biffa Award History Makers Programme. Round 2 is now open for AIM memb…

Innovative, Entertaining And Always Useful! AIM Museum Fizzers 2017

No matter what their size, AIM members always enjoy learning from each other and like discovering tips that can be easily applied at their own organisations. So, it’s no surprise that the Museum …

Announcement Of ACE NPO Funding For AIM

AIM has been awarded £1.2m from 2018-22 by Arts Council England (ACE), to help museums and heritage organisations prosper. AIM will be joining the N…

Ros Kerslake: Keynote Speech At AIM National Conference 2017

The role of museums in understanding our individual and collective identity has never be…

A Major Shift In Business Rates Valuation For Museums

AIM has been campaigning for a fairer way of calculating business rates and recently helped fund legal advice for an Upper Tribunal case involving York Museum and Gallery Trust (YMT) becaus…

Heritage Ambassadors To Help Allocate National Lottery funds

17 young people from across the UK have been selected to help allocate millions of National Lottery funds to young people’s heritage projects. As the Heritage Lott…

All For The Price Of A National Lottery Ticket

Fiona Talbott, Head of Museums Libraries Archives at the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), has written the following article which recently appeared in the…

TWA Heritage Digitisation Grant Returns

Following strong interest and some excellent applications last year, the TWA Digitisation Grant has relaunched in 2017. This year the fund offers grants of up to £5000 for UK museums, archives and…

Now Open: AIM Sustainability Grant Scheme 2017

The AIM Sustainability Grant Scheme, supported through the generosity of the  Esmée Fairbairn Foundation  is now open for applications. The sch…

New AIM Biffa Award Funded Exhibitions Will Tell The Stories Of Historic Figures From Engineering And Science

AIM Biffa Award have just announced the first round of projects to be supported by the ‘His…

Don’t Miss Out On Getting A Grant! AIM Hallmarks Awards Round Three Closes Soon

Now open for applications, the latest round of the  AIM Hallmarks Awards will make grants totalling just over …