Charity trustee opportunity: Beecroft Bequest - Museums Association

Charity trustee opportunity: Beecroft Bequest

  • Organisation: Museums Association
  • Location: Remote working
  • Closing date: 08.10.2023

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.

Job description

We are looking for one new sub-committee member 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 role is not remunerated but expenses are reimbursed.

We are particularly interested in 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.
All applicants must be individual members of the Museums Association.

If you are interested in this role, please complete the attached application form and equality and diversity monitoring form and send to

Deadline for applications is 11.59pm on 8 October.