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…

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…

Does your website give the best visitor experience?

Now is the ideal time to take a look at your website from your visitors’ perspective and check it’s working as effectively as possible. Here are some top tips from our associate suppli…

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’…

Autism awareness in a time of COVID

Claire Madge from Autism in Museums urges museums not to forget their autistic visitors during this latest lockdown and offers four easy ways to stay connected with and support this vulnera…

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…

How Divento.com helped a small museum reopen

Like many small museums, Bath Postal Museum didn’t have the means to reopen in a COVID-compliant way. Setting up and maintaining it’s own booking system was too costly and the us…

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