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.

Additional funding for digital projects

An additional £60,000 is now available in rounds one and two of the Archive Testbed Fund for projects with a digital engagement focus. Find out more

Collaborate and Innovate

The Collaborate and Innovate funding programme is focused on both empowering archives to use creativity and innovation in developing ideas and solutions, and on encouraging the work of networks, leading to outcomes that will make a real difference to archives in the UK.

Archives Revealed

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

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.