The Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund supports a range of projects that bring collections closer to people.
As of 2023, the Collections Fund has awarded over £11m in 170 grants since 2011. In a recent Impact Report for the Collections Fund, Museums Association share their insights on how the programme evolved along with what they have learned.
To see which projects have been funded and learn how to apply to the Collections Fund, visit the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund.
Connection to Esmée's strategy
- Long-term outcomes
- Communities are strengthened and transformed through a collaborative approach to culture.
- Local people and local artists are at the heart of change.
- Community-led art is valued by funders and statutory agencies as a central element of community regeneration.