Museums across the UK are being called upon to apply for the Royal Society’s Places of Science scheme which is now open with a closing date of 3pm on Wednesday 26 September 2018.
The scheme provides grants of up to £3,000 to museums to fund projects that engage communities with their local science stories and aims to highlight the science embedded in every aspect of culture, encouraging museums to think creatively about the science in their collections and most of all, their locality.
“The Royal Society’s Places of Science grants are a great way for museums to be creative with how they tell the science stories in their museums to interest and enthuse their visitors. I am sure will AIM members to rise to the challenge and develop some great applications,” said Emma Chaplin, Director, AIM.
Institutions must have accredited or provisionally accredited museum status
Institutions must have fewer than 65,000 visitors, or turnover of less than £200,000, per year
Institutions must be in the United Kingdom
Institutions must have dedicated premises where activities can be held
Activities must be for a public, non-specialist audience
The project must commence before the end of July 2019
For full information and how to apply, please visit: