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Community grants

Grants for voluntary and community sector organisations for the benefit of local communities.

SHIRE Heritage Grants

Grants of up to £500 are available. Applications will only be considered from independent museums or heritage groups in Leicestershire, who are current members of the Leicestershire & Rutland Heritage Forum.

The grants can be used for:

  • access and audience development, documentation, conservation, storage or display
  • equipment, materials or fittings for preserving, storing and displaying collections
  • improvement of security and interpretation of collections
  • production of publications and marketing material


Heritage grant application form 2019-20    Opens new window

Complete the application form and send it to:

SHIRE Heritage Grant
Leicestershire County Council
County Hall,
Leicester Road,

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