Project Development Grants
Project Development Grants empower community museums and keeping places to carry out strategic and innovative projects with mid to long term outcomes. The grants can also provide an opportunity to work productively with an appropriate museums and/or arts consultant as a skill development opportunity.
Previous Project Development Grants have funded strategic and marketing plans, significance assessments, exhibition development, touring exhibitions and public programs.
Project Development Grants are open to museums and Aboriginal Cultural Centres (with artefact collections and displays) with up to two full time paid staff members (no more than 70 hours of paid staffing per week) as well as museum networks such as Museums Australia Chapters.
Amount: $2,500 – $7,500
Closing Date: extended until 19 September 2021
Please read the 2021 guidelines before applying for this grant.
We have been fortunate recipients of these grants over several years. They provide not only the financial support to take on projects, but the invaluable pscyhological boost volunteers need to acknowledged our work is valued and worthwhile.Recipient of a Project Development Grant, 2017
With the planning, we’ve worked to build on the strengths the members identified and in the next couple of years the focus for the Society will be on inspiring young people with stories in and of Yass and District…Recipient of a Project Development Grant, 2020
Access to programs such as these provides opportunities for small rural museums that otherwise would not be available.Recipient of a Project Development Grant, 2018
M&G NSW Grant Programs are vital to ensuring the growth and development of independent community based and led museums in NSW.Recipient of a Project Development Grant, 2018
Thank you very much for funding the Rocky Hill War Memorial Museum Strategic Plan – the Plan is underpinned by a rigorous consultative process and has been very well received by Council. This is a valuable document for the Museums team and our stakeholders and community members.Recipient of a Project Development Grant, 2018
MGNSW grants are very important to volunteer museums to offer best practice in museum methods and exhibitions and ensures relevance in their community and sustainability of the museum.Recipient of a Project Development Grant, 2014
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT GRANT RECIPIENTS
The Volunteer Museum Grant Program is a Create NSW devolved funding program, administered by Museums & Galleries of NSW (M&G NSW) on behalf of the NSW Government.