National Manuscripts Conservation Trust
The NMCT is the only UK grant-giver that focuses solely on the care and conservation of manuscripts in the UK. Grants are given towards the cost of repair, binding and conservation and preservation of manuscripts which in the opinion of the Trustees are of historic or educational value and towards the cost of first stage listing but not for capital costs or equipment.
Geographical areas funded: UK
- Type of funding:
- Type of cost:
- Capital, Revenue
Fund award sizes
Notes on award amounts: Premium information
Who can apply
Record offices, libraries and other similar publicly funded institutions including local authority, university and specialist record repositories can apply. Owners of manuscript material which is conditionally exempt from capital taxation or owned by a charitable trust provided can also apply if certain conditions, including public access, are met.
When to apply
There are two deadlines for applications each year on 1 April and 1 October (or nearest working day where these fall at the weekend).
Next deadline: 1st Oct 2021
How to apply
Download the application form from the funder website
Activites funded: Heritage & building preservation
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