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Heritage project funding conference

Heritage project funding and development is widely regarded as the key challenge for the sector today, both in the UK and globally.

Keynote speaker Loyd Grossman OBE FSA observes: ‘In this new environment, where everyone is scrambling around for money, and grants are frozen, we need new ways to operate.’ This conference will help delegates improve skills, service and business!


  • New and better ways to develop projects and funding
  • Local heritage funding lessons & project development lessons from across the globe

Topics include

  • European funding systems & opportunities
  • Independent project developers
  • Models and mechanisms: global examples of local experience
  • Community shares
  • Natural environment lessons
  • Housing associations
  • Enabling development
  • Rural issues

Competitively priced (from £85+VAT) to encourage delegates from communities, charities & local government, it is an opportunitu to quiz key authorities across the sector: see biographies at

The event is supported by all the UK’s national heritage agencies, from Civic Voice and BEFS to CIOB.

It is a unique chance for sponsors and delegates to network, including a civic reception and takes place at superb historic locations, including Glasgow’s Category A Listed City Chambers and the Old Fruitmarket.

There are flexible 1/2/3 day booking options to suit professional CPD, personal and organisational needs, and it can deliver up to 24 hours CPD.

Book now to secure your place at

Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
Miller Building, University of Reading
Reading, Berkshire RG6 6AB

0118 378 6446