For 20 years, DCMS and the Wolfson Foundation have worked together to jointly fund grants to support museums as they improve displays, enhance collections care and make exhibitions more accessible to visitors.
Applications for the new round will be open from 9 May to 1 August, with funding decisions expected in autumn 2022. Full application guidance and the bid pro forma will be available no later than 9 May 2022.
The Fund is open to bids from museums, museum services and galleries in England falling into one of three categories:
- Museums/museums services and universities with Designated collections
- Accredited museums/museum services that are or have been members of an Arts Council England development scheme (National Portfolio Organisations; Major Partner Museums; Renaissance)
- Museums and galleries sponsored by DCMS