Acquisition Grants

This emergency fund exists to support the purchase of historic items by accredited organisations that have significant value to the Heritage of Leicester and Leicestershire.

This can include historic and archaeological objects (including Treasure), paintings, archival material (including photographic) and other materials that are considered to be relevant.

Projects the Acquisition Fund has supported include At Risk War Memorials Project funding for the purchase of Humberstone Road Congregational Church's Great War Roll of Honour.

Acquisition Grant Guidance Notes

If you wish to apply for a grant please read the guidance notes

Acquisition Grant Application Form

If you feel your intended purchase is eligible please complete the application form and email it to:

Early Medieval Silver-Gilt Mount from Dalby © Leicestershire County Council Museums