John Ellerman Foundation – Regional Museums and Galleries Fund

Funding to help strengthen regional museums and galleries in the UK by helping organisations to enhance and sustain curatorial development to attract a broader public.

Priorities include:

Support new ways of working both for established curators and those just starting out.
Work in partnership with others to develop and share good practice.
Ensure that the experience from the work funded is integrated into any future plans.

The focus of the fund is on visual and decorative arts and social and natural history collections.

The budget for 2014/15 is £380,000. The Foundation expects to make about four grants for periods of two to three years. Deadline is 3 October 2014