The Idlewild Trust awards grants of up to £5,000 to UK registered charities (over two years old), museums, galleries and churches that are excepted as charities (income is under £100,000 per annum). Funds are for projects that aim to conserve historic or artistically significant objects and works of art including artefacts, textiles, furniture, metalwork, manuscripts, wall paintings, tombs and stained glass of high quality. Works must be in museums, galleries, places of worship and historic buildings or their grounds, and be accessible to the public.
Applicants must own the object/work of art or have a long-term loan agreements in place if owned by a local authority.
A conservation report must have taken place before you apply. All work must be undertaken by an accredited conservator.
Deadline: Tuesday 6 September 2022, 12 noon
This fund is not managed by Funding for All. Please click ‘Find out more’ and contact the funder directly for more information.
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