Irish Museums Trust
Fundúireacht Iarsmalanna na hÉireann
c/o National Botanic Gardens
Dublin 9

Annual Research-Development Grants Scheme

The Irish Museums Trust (IMT) operates a small grant scheme comprising five grants up to a maximum of €1,000 each, to be awarded twice a year. The grant scheme is operated by the Irish Museums Trust (IMT) in partnership with the Irish Museums Association (IMA).


The application window for the second round of the 2023 Grant Scheme has been EXTENDED!

Originally scheduled to close on 15th January 2024

New Deadline: 14th February 2024 



The grants are aimed at those working in the museum sector in Ireland and students involved in researching a subject, at research master or doctoral level, relevant to the understanding, management or development of museums across the island. Another objective of the scheme is to enhance networking and peer-to-peer exchanges of knowledge and mutual support, nationally or internationally, among those working in Irish museums.