Advice on funding and running museums
Many museums are operating under difficult circumstances, and with limited resources, right now.
So on 8 June 2017 we brought together a panel of HLF staff and expert guests for a live chat in our Online Community to discuss how museums can make best use of our funding, and offered advice on sustainability and planning for a successful future.
We covered short and long term support strategies, how programmes like resilient heritage can be utilised by museums, and what a museum service should do if it’s facing financial or other difficulties.
The chat also touched on what museums should consider when taking a decision on whether to charge or offer free admission, and some of our guests offered their perspective to potential HLF applicants on ‘what I know now that I wish I’d known then’.
You can read the full transcript of the discussion in our Live chats forum, or catch up on key points – and share your own – in the summary post in our General discussions forum.