Finding funding

The most effective archives develop strong funding models to support secure, sustainable, resilient and innovative services. Here we provide information to help archive services develop fundraising strategies, identify appropriate funding sources and explore a range of fundraising techniques.

Archives Revealed

Archives Revealed is a partnership programme between The National Archives, The Pilgrim Trust and the Wolfson Foundation. It is the only funding stream in the UK dedicated to cataloguing and unlocking archives.

Collaborate and Innovate

Our Collaborate and Innovate funding programme supports collaborative approaches to problem solving, innovative practice and the testing of original ideas.

Archives Resilience and Records at Risk Funds

The National Archives and partners have launched two new funding streams focused on building resilience and managing situations of immediate risk for archives and their collections.

Past funding programmes

Take a look at our past funding programmes over the years.

How to fundraise

These pages are designed to support people within the sector who are working to raise funds either for a project, a capital appeal or core costs.