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Our aim is to preserve and promote Britain’s historical and intellectual assets and to provide assistance to vulnerable members of society. We do this by supporting projects where our funds will make the greatest impact. We are also interested in projects where charities are having difficulty in raising funds from other sources. Covid 19 Statement


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Joint funder with the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation for the National Archives pilot project to catalogue archives in The UK

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Archives Revealed funding programme from The National Archives and The Pilgrim Trust announces new grants

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Four new scoping grants have been awarded as part of the wider Archives Revealed fund. The recipients of this round’s scoping grants are The Keep Military Museum, Muslim Council of Britain, The Town and Country Planning Association and The Horse Hospital. Archives Revealed funding focuses on transforming access to archives for a wide range of users, enabling more people to engage with the UK’s rich documentary heritage. Archives Revealed is funded by The National Archives, The Pilgrim Trust and The Wolfson Foundation.

A scoping grant funds a report that incorporates expert advice on a range of areas relating to collections management and the development of an organisation’s collection.



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