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.

We aim to be flexible while at the same time staying within our overall priorities.

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Funding for the Rainer Foundation to establish a bail hostel pilot scheme in Birmingham

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New Funding Programme launched by The National Archives and The Pilgrim Trust

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Archives Revealed aims to enable archives to identify, catalogue and make accessible significant collections that would otherwise remain hidden. The scheme will help archives explore and assess their collections, and open up a wide range of archive collections to the public initiating new research, inspiring creative responses to archive material, and making connections with people and communities. Applications are welcomed  from organisations seeking to explore innovative approaches to cataloguing.

Archives Revealed comprises two funding strands: Cataloguing Grants, awarding grants of up to £40,000 for archives to create catalogues of important archival collections. The deadline for phase 1 of Cataloguing Grants is 12 January 2018. Scoping Grants, offering grants of up to £3,000 helping archives conduct collection analysis to support development of plans for future cataloguing priorities and projects. The fund will open in February 2018.

Archives Revealed

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