Small Grant - Port Macquarie Historical Society
Volunteers Bob Delaney (left) and Des Grissell (right) install new metal shelving in textiles storage area at the Port Macquarie Historical Society Museum.
Small Grant - Tinonee Museum
A new showcase containing a display of personal items, ephemera and memorabilia from World War 2 at Tinonee Museum.
Small Grant - Old Courthouse Museum
The new, specially built, cabinets at the Old Courthouse Museum will allow for a wonderful display of small scale Indigenous objects and works.
Small Grant - Merriwa Rail Museum
Two new mannequins display Merriwa Rail Museum’s recently acquired RailCorp uniform.
Small Grant - Saumarez Homestead
The Member for Northern Tablelands, Adam Marshall, visits Saumarez Homestead volunteers to see the archival material they purchased with a Small Grant. The costume collection at the homestead is now ...
SMALL GRANTS ARE CURRENTLY OPEN
Small Grants aim to meet the short-term, collection-based requirements of community museums. There are no set categories for funding, and applications for a broad range of projects will be considered.
Previous Small Grants have funded the purchase of computer cataloguing software, exhibition mannequins and display cases, oral history recording equipment and archival storage items.
Small 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 available: Up to $2000
Round 1: Midnight, Sunday 2 April 2017
Round 2: Midnight, Sunday 1 October 2017
Please read the 2017 guidelines before applying for this grant.
Need more information? Contact the Museum Programs and Collections Coordinator
SMALL 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.