The fund supports universities where the cost of providing this service to the wider research community incurs a significant cost beyond what is needed to meet the needs of an institution’s own researchers.
The fund was previously managed for HEFCE by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
In 2011-12 we provided £10.45 million to support 31 university museums and galleries. In the last five years, our funding has helped university museums to:
In 2010 we completed a review of our funding for university museums and galleries, led by Sir Muir Russell.
Higher education institutions wishing to be considered for funding were invited to make written submissions. The review considered how far the activities of the museums and galleries met core HEFCE policy aims and are activities of a kind that HEFCE funding should support.
Three main criteria were developed to support this consideration:
Download the Funding allocations for university museums and galleries for 2012-13 as MS Excel Spreadsheet (20 KB) | Download the Funding allocations for university museums and galleries for 2012-13 as CSV (1 KB)
For more information about the fund and its review, please contact Kim Hackett, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Page last updated 15 March 2012