PRISM fund

The Preservation of Industrial and Scientific Material (PRISM) Fund awards grants to help charitable bodies and Accredited museums acquire and conserve items or collections which are important in the history and development of science, technology, industry and related fields.

Key Information



Funding activity

Acquisition and conservation projects

Grant range

£500 to £20,000.


Applications accepted from charitable or public bodies engaged in preservation of eligible material. All Accredited museums eligible to apply, except for national organisations funded directly through central or devolved government.

Key dates

The PRISM fund for 2017/18 is now open. As PRISM is a rolling fund there are no deadlines for applications. We aim to give a decision within two months of receiving a full application

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