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.

Collaborate and Innovate

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

Archives Revealed

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.

Covid-19 Archives Fund

The Covid-19 Archives Fund provides support for short-notice work to secure vulnerable analogue and born-digital records across the United Kingdom.

Records at Risk Fund

The Records at Risk Fund provides support for urgent interventions to save physical and digital records facing immediate peril across the UK.

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.