Designing Diverse Destinations

Bursaries help open our events to as wide an audience as possible.

Thanks to support from organisations across the arts and cultural sector there are 25 bursaries available that cover the full cost of Inclusivity and Audiences Day 2023.

You can apply for the bursaries via simple online forms, which can be found using the buttons below.


Museum Development Yorkshire Bursaries

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Museum Development Yorkshire (MDY) will provide 1 bursary that covers the full cost of Inclusivity & Audiences Day 2023.

Applications are open to both AMA members and non-members who meet the following criteria:

  • You are an individual, freelancer or person working for a small museum that is Accredited or working towards Accreditation, located within the Museum Development Yorkshire region

These bursaries have now closed.  


Creu Cymru Bursaries

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Creu Cymru will provide 2 bursaries that cover the full cost of Inclusivity & Audiences Day 2023. 

Applications are open to both AMA members and non-members, working for organisations across the cultural sector.   

All applicants must be an individual or organisation based in Wales and meet the following criteria:    

  • You are a member of Creu Cymru  

These bursaries have now closed.


hynt Bursaries

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hynt will provide 2 bursaries that cover the full cost of Inclusivity & Audiences Day 2023.

Applications are open to both AMA members and non-members, working for organisations across the cultural sector.   

All applicants must be an individual or organisation based in Wales and meet the following criteria:

  • You work for a hynt venue or hynt associate  

These bursaries have now closed.


West Midlands Museum Development Bursaries

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West Midlands Museum Development (WMMD) will provide 5 bursaries that covers the full cost of Inclusivity & Audiences Day 2023.

Applications are open to both AMA members and non-members, working for organisations across the cultural sector.

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • You work in an accredited West Midlands museum that is not a National museum or National Portfolio Organisation.

These bursaries have now closed.


Arts Council of Wales Bursaries

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Arts Council of Wales will provide 6 bursaries that cover the full cost of Inclusivity & Audiences Day 2023.

Applications are open to both AMA members and non-members, working for organisations across the cultural sector.      

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Individual applicants must be working as an arts freelancer based in Wales or in an arts organisation based in Wales.  

In all cases, Arts Council Wales strongly encourages applications from the following:  

  • An individual or organisation working primarily in the Welsh language.  
  • A Deaf, disabled or neurodivergent individual.  
  • An individual from an ethnically or culturally diverse background.  
  • Organisations which are led by — and focus on supporting — protected characteristic groups. Of these, a particular priority are those which are ethnically and culturally diverse-led, or disabled-led arts organisations.
  •    An individual working freelance in the cultural sector with this as your main source of income.  

These bursaries are now closed.


Museum Development East Midlands Bursaries

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Museum Development East Midlands will provide 3 bursaries that covers the full cost of Inclusivity & Audiences Day 2023.

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • You work in an accredited/WTA museum in the East Midlands

These bursaries are now closed.


Museum Development North West Bursaries

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Museum Development North West will provide 1 bursary that covers the full cost of Inclusivity & Audiences Day 2023.

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • You work in a museum in the North West

These bursaries are now closed.


Spektrix Bursaries

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Spektrix will provide 3 bursaries that cover the full cost of Inclusivity & Audiences Day 2023.  

Spektrix bursaries are open to anyone working in the arts, culture and heritage sector who needs financial support to attend the event. This includes both AMA members and non-members. 

Spektrix particularly encourage applications from people belonging to groups historically underrepresented in arts marketing including but not limited to disabled and/or neurodivergent individuals and members of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. 

These bursaries are now closed.


Substrakt Bursaries

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Substrakt will provide 2 bursaries that cover the full cost of Inclusivity & Audiences Day 2023.

Applications are open to both AMA members and non-members, working for organisations across the cultural sector including in a freelance capacity.

All applicants must meet at least one of the following criteria: 

  • You identify as a woman or non-binary person 
  • You are D/deaf, disabled or neurodivergent 
  • You are from an ethnically diverse background 
  • You work in/for an organisation committed to diversifying the arts and cultural sector 

These bursaries are now closed.