Discuss your proposal with us
We strongly encourage you to discuss your proposed project with us prior to submitting an application to either the Archive Testbed Fund or the Networks for Change Fund. Please email email@example.com to arrange a mutually convenient time.
Archive Testbed Fund
Please read all the guidance for applicants carefully before making your application. You may find our inspiration guide (PDF, 0.24MB) for the Archives Testbed Fund helpful in thinking about the development of your project. There is also a full application form guide (PDF, 0.15MB) and Archive Testbed Fund FAQs (PDF, 0.47MB).
Networks for Change Fund
Our Regions and Networks team plays a vital part in supporting the development of new networks and strengthening existing networks. Working with colleagues across Archive Sector Development, the team can provide early leadership and strategic development support in establishing a new network or project, encouraging and supporting strategic risk taking, helping the development of innovative ideas, providing training and facilitation in the early stages of the collaboration.
This support provides the archive network members with assistance in terms of capacity for setting up new networks, and establishing the infrastructure that can go on to lead to further development of innovative projects.
Please read all the guidance for applicants carefully before making your application. There is a full application form guide (PDF, 0.2MB) and you will find lots of useful information in our Networks for Change Fund FAQs (PDF, 0.47MB).