The purpose of the Caring for Collections Scheme is to enable active participants in the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI) to improve how they care for their collections.
By this the Heritage Council mean;
• managing the conditions of specific collections, or
• conservation treatments for individual objects and documents.
By supporting this work, it will improve the ability of the institutions to enhance:
• research, and
• educational functions.
It will also improve the experience of the visitor as well as helping those taking part in the scheme to reach or maintain the minimum standards required under the MSPI.
You may apply for grants via the Heritage Council online application system will be open on March 1st 2017. Closing date is 24th March 2017 at 5pm .
See here for more details: http://www.heritagecouncil.ie/