Applying for Funding
Did you know that as a community group you may be able to receive funding to help develop and support your activities? The following websites provide help and advice for groups such as yours. They will help you decide if you are eligible, what the application process involves and what steps you may need to take before applying.
Community Archives funding advice is specifically tailored towards community archive groups throughout the country. This site lists some key questions that you should be prepared to answer before you approach any funding bodies as well as providing information on the various funding bodies.
More information on Community Archives.
Hampshire External Funding
This Hampshire County Council website aims to help council departments, district councils and community groups in Hampshire. The site provides important background information regarding the application process, features some inspiring stories and gives information about funding and grant giving bodies.
More information on Hampshire External Funding.
Isle of Wight Rural Community Council
Provides a funding advice service for voluntary groups located in the Isle of Wight. They require a form to be filled in before providing specific advice for your needs.
More information on IOW Rural Community Council.
The Archive Lottery Advisory Service
This service is jointly sponsored by The National Archives and The Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) under the umbrella of the National Council on Archives. The Archive Lottery Adviser supports Record Offices, and other bodies holding archives, throughout the UK in making applications for lottery funding. Anyone developing a project using archives can use the service. They also hold regular training events.
More information on Archive Lottery Advisory Service.
Hampshire Record Office
Sussex Street, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8TH
tel 01962 846154