Throughout 2021, we want to work with local museums across Scotland to integrate more maths into their museum programming. We are offering grants of up to £1,000 to enable up to 10 Scottish museums to take part in Maths Week Scotland 2021.
We would recommend watching these videos from our Maths in Museums workshop as part of the application process.
The deadline for applications is Thursday 1 April 2021. If you would like to discuss your application, please contact Katie Oldfield, Maths Week Scotland Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
What approaches will the fund support?
This year, the ongoing impact of the public health challenges mean that activity may need to focus more on digital engagement, carefully planned school activities and opportunities for outdoor/community engagement. We will support activity along the following lines:
Are there any priority areas?
All applications will be considered carefully against the stated criteria for funding and we welcome any bid that seeks to address particular challenges in relation to remote and rural communities, opportunities for family and community engagement, and the provision of inspiring events or resources for school pupils.
Maths Week Scotland aims to have a national geographical reach. Priority will be given to areas in which there is a lack of opportunity for people to engage with maths based activity.
We are accepting applications by Thursday 1 April 2021:
How will we assess your application?
A panel will assess your proposal based on the following criteria:
Conditions of Award
Information on funding awarded may be made public by National Museums Scotland for promotional purposes or in response to an FOI.
Other sources of funding
There is no requirement to find partnership funding but please let us know of other sources of funding you will be using to develop your activities such as:
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