Grants programme

Henry Moore changed the way we understand sculpture. His Foundation continues to do so today.

In addition to our own programmes at our bases in Hertfordshire and Leeds, we support the growth and development of sculpture through our Grants programme. Henry Moore Grants continue Moore's legacy by supporting sculpture across historical, modern and contemporary registers and seeking to fund research that expands the appreciation of sculpture.

In 2017-18 we will award grants to a total value of £500,000, with applications assessed four times during the year by the Grants Committee. 

Deadlines for applications in 2017 are as follows:  7 March, 15 May (2359 hrs), 8 September and 8 December.


New projects and commissions

Awarding grants for exhibitions, exhibition catalogues and sculpture commissions.

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Acquisitions and Collections

Supporting museums and galleries who wish to acquire or conserve sculpture for their collections.

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Research and development

Enabling both individuals and organisations to access funding for sculpture focused projects.

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Conferences, lectures and publications

Providing funding support for books, journals and conferences on the subject of sculpture.

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Research fellowships

Supporting post-doctoral research through two-year fellowships

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