Major grant will improve sector's fundraising and income-generating skills

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded nearly half a million pounds to helparchives create the skills needed to improve fundraising and incomegeneration

The National Archives, in partnership with the Archives and Records Association (UK & Ireland),  Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, CyMAL: Museums Archives and Libraries Wales, Scottish Council on Archives and the Institute of Fundraising, has received a grant of nearly half a million pounds from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) under its Catalyst Umbrella programme. The money will fund training and a series of pilot projects to help archives create the skills needed to improve fundraising and income generation.

 

Read the HLF announcement here.

 

There will be further announcements early in 2014 on this important development and ARA's role in the project.