John Ellerman Trust - Regional museums and Galleries fund. The trust wants to help museums to enhance and sustain curatorial development to attract a broader public. They focus on visual and decorative arts and social and natural history. First stage applications - deadline is the 9 October 2015. They have £482,000 for 4-5 grants for delivery periods of 2-3 years
Supports projects that encourage people from all ages and from all walks of life to be informed, inspired and involved in science, the arts and education. We provide more than £700 million a year to support bright minds in science, the humanities and the social sciences, as well as education, public engagement and the application of research to medicine. No grant amount or deadline specified
The PRISM Fund 2015/16 is now open for applications. The Preservation of Industrial and Scientific Material (PRISM) Fund awards grants towards the costs of acquisition and conservation of items or collections which are important in the history and development of science, technology, industry, and related fields. The PRISM Fund can offer grants of up to £20,000, or 90 per cent of the total project costs. There is no deadline specified.
The Start Up Loans Company is a government funded initiative that provides start up support in the form of a repayable loan together with a business mentor for entrepreneurs across England and Northern Ireland.