How to Succeed in Getting Grant Funding: Opportunities for Researchers seminar, 10 September 2014
This seminar showcased the various funding streams available to curators and art historical researchers at all stages in their careers. The morning session focused on the funding opportunities offered by the Art Fund, the Association of Art Historians, the British Academy, The Leverhulme Trust and The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. In the afternoon, speakers discussed how to develop your funding proposal and research profile.
Tickets for this event were free of charge to museum professionals and independent scholars. The seminar was open to colleagues at any stage in their career, whether new to making grant applications, or simply looking for a refresher.
The full programme is available here for download:
The British Academy, by Jack Caswell, Assistant Head of Research Awards
The Art Fund, by Rachael Browning, Programmes Manager (Projects)
Association of Art Historians, by Pontus Rosén, Chief Executive, and Catherine Daunt, Grants Administrator
The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, by Mary Peskett Smith, Fellowships and Grants Manager
The Leverhulme Trust, by Jean Cater, Assistant Director
Completing your grant application by Ailsa Roberts, Research Grants Manager, Tate
Insights from the committee room by Professor Nigel Llewellyn, Head of Research, Tate
This seminar was offered in collaboration with the V&A