Making the most of your grant applications

We spoke to Emma Chaplin, Chair of ICON and Margaret Harrison, AIM’s Head of Programmes to get their expert take on making a solid grant application. Applying for grants i…

Gift Aid in 2024

Charity Finance Group has big plans for Gift Aid in 2024. Dionne Sturdy-Clow, CFG’s Gift Aid Project Officer, sets out some of the work being done to help every charity understand and mak…

Museums across the UK welcome removal of sunset clause on Exhibition Tax Relief

The UK’s museums have welcomed Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s announcement in the Spring Statement that the Museums and Galleries Exhibition Tax Relief (MGETR) is to be made permanent. Since i…

£24 million funding available through latest MEND round 

Accredited Museums across England can apply for a share of £23.8 million funding in the latest round of the Museum Estate and Development Fund (MEND)  The fund is aimed at support…

King Charles III Charitable Fund Launches New Small Grants Programme

The King Charles III Charitable Fund has launched a new Small Grants Programme to support projects that will improve people’s lives and build sustainable communities across the UK. …

New research and guidance on museum admission prices

New research and guidance on setting museum admission prices In partnership with Arts Council England, Museums Galleries Scotland, the Welsh Government, the National Museum Directors’ Co…

Autumn Statement leaves questions

In yesterdays Autumn Statement>> Chancellor Jeremy Hunt outlined 110 measures through which he hoped to stimulat…

CFG update – Pumpkins and the Autumn Statement

CFG update for AIM members Remember 2022, when we had three Prime Ministers and four Chancellors, a Budget, a Growth Plan and an Autumn Statement? By comparison, 2023 has be…

Top tips to increase revenue for your museum

AIM Associate Suppliers Vennersys are experts when it comes to integrated ticketing and point-of-sale solutions for your heritage venue. Their top tips on increasing revenue will also help reduce q…

Investing charity money: guidance for trustees (CC14)

CFG’s Richard Sagar on updated investment guidance for charities Much of the sector has been waiting with bated breath for the Charity Commission’s guidance on Investing…

Practical tips to maximise your Museums & Galleries Exhibition Tax Relief claim

The extension to the sunset clause of the Museums & Galleries Exhibition Tax Relief (MGETR) is great news, says Associate Supplier, Mo Suleman. But there are a few simple ways you can m…

The TWA Digitisation Grant is back for 2023

2023 marks the TWA Digitisation Grant’s SIXTH successful year! In that time, it has supported over 110 organisations, offering a total of £108,000 in funding. Last year 31 separate projects were…