Are You Application Ready?

Last October, I posted a quick Dos and Don’ts Guide to managing your grant, inspired by my experiences running the grants admin for AIM. Talking to projects that had been funded, and more widely within my network, I realise we’ve now reached the point where we fling out applications willy nilly, almost a Pavlovian responseContinue reading “Are You Application Ready?”

Managing Your Grant

Rare is the museum that doesn’t, at some point, have to apply for a grant. Or two. Or several. As the demands on what we do grow exponentially against our budgets, we necessarily turn to funders to help us get our projects off the ground. Or in some cases, just keep the doors open. AndContinue reading “Managing Your Grant”

New Stories, New Audiences

Having been involved in fundraising for most of my career, I know how hard it can be to find a grant that fits the smaller museum. The one that has few, if any, paid staff, where the visitor numbers are modest and the hopes high. The expectations of a lot of funding streams can feelContinue reading “New Stories, New Audiences”