Museums Association – Charity Trustee Role – Beecroft Bequest – closing 31 July

The Beecroft Bequest is a grant-making fund run by the Museums Association (MA), awarding grants for the purchase of pictures and works of art (furniture or textiles can be considered) not later than the 18th century in date. The fund is administered by a sub-committee of the MA board and awards grants of up to £20,000.

Role description

We are looking for two new sub-committee members with an understanding of charitable giving to join the sub-committee.

The role involves attending at least one online meeting per year and liaising as a committee via email and telephone to deal with applications throughout the year.

The next Beecroft Bequest sub-committee meeting will be in September 2022.

The role is not remunerated but expenses are reimbursed.

We welcome applications from people with a range of diverse backgrounds including people with disabilities, people of colour, people who identify as LGBTQI+ and people from a range of socio-economic and educational backgrounds.

We are also looking for applicants with experience of grant giving, collections management, community engagement and decolonisation.

To apply

If you are interested in this role, please complete the application form and Equality and Diversity monitoring form 2022 from the link below and send to

Charity Trustee Role – Beecroft Bequest

Deadline for applications is 11.59pm on 31 July 2022.

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New Belfast Community Arts Initiative trading as Community Arts Partnership is a registered charity (XR 36570) and a company limited by guarantee (Northern Ireland NI 37645).Registered with The Charity Commission as New Belfast Community Arts Initiative - NIC105169.