SKILLS DEVELOPMENT GRANTS ARE OPEN
Skills Development Grants provide funding to volunteer museums and museum networks for regional or state focused skill development training and networking events.
There are no set categories for funding, and applications for a broad range of projects will be considered.
Previous Skills Development Grants provided funding for the “Working Spaces for Museum Volunteers” Conferences, regional training workshops on a cataloguing software program, Disaster Planning and Significance workshops.
Skills 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.
Applications must be submitted at least 6 weeks before the activity/event is scheduled to take place.
Note: Skills Development Grants in 2020 will be prioritising projects related to disaster preparedness and/or recovery
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing: 25 October or when funds are exhausted
Please read the 2020 Guidelines before applying for this grant.
Need more information? Contact the Museum Programs and Collections Coordinator
SKILLS 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.