News

This section features news, events and staff and Trustee vacancies from across the museum and heritage sector.

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Charity Finance Group events – helping you to build finance skills and resilience

“I’ve found access to expert advice and support through CFG hugely useful.” Stephanie Fuller, Director CEO, Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft. As…

More than £18 million awarded in final grants from first round of Culture Recovery Fund

22 heritage organisations and 33 independent cinemas are the latest to receive support from the Culture Recovery Fund. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced the fina…

Museum Profile – Nantgarw China Works and Museum

When we think of the Welsh Valleys our thoughts generally turn to male voice choirs, Tom Jones, rugby and of course coal – the black gold that fuelled so much of the industrial revolution and lef…

Free consultation on Exhibition Tax Relief from Azets

AIM’s newest Associate Supplier, Azets, has over 25 years’ experience providing high quality compliance, governance, taxation and advisory services to a wide range of charities and NFPs.…

UK’s largest heritage funder re-opens grants  of up to £5million

National Lottery funding available now to help UK heritage thrive again Applications open for National Lottery grants from £3,000 to £5million Priority give…

CFG calls for Emergency Support Package at the upcoming budget

Charity Finance Group’s Policy Manager Richard Sagar shares his insights on the latest sector updates you need to know, and how CFG is working to support members at this crucial time.…

Business rates – the fight goes on

If you have been following the progress of appeals for business rates you may be forgiven for believing that the argument over how museums should be valued for is over. Unfortunately, as Colin Hunt…

Apply now – AIM Pilgrim Trust conservation grants

Applications are open for the latest round of AIM Pilgrim Trust Conservation grants, which support small to medium sized museums to care for their collections more effectively and efficiently and t…

Putting finance first

As we face a difficult financial environment together, it’s important finance managers and leaders are feeling supported with expertise and connected to peers from similar organisations, so we’…

AMA events

The AMA has a variety of webinars coming up between January and March that are a great way to fit some training into your week — whether you’re at home or are back in the office. They co…

It’s Showtown!

Seeking to bring together the best of museum and visitor attraction, Showtown celebrates Blackpool and its role in the development of British popular culture. We spoke to Learning and Engag…

Heritage Heroes Awards 2020

Heritage Heroes Awards 2020: Nominations are now open! Do you know someone who went in to check on an empty heritage building in lockdown? Do you know someone who check…

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