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Funding Sources

Here are some of the funding sources that members have found useful in the past. Please let me know if you would like to make additions to this list by emailing information to me at Julian Ravest.

British Archaeological Jobs Resource (BAJR)

The BAJR website includes a section on funding.

The Lithic Studies Society

Wymer Bursary and Saville Grant. These bursaries provide funding opportunities for research activities that advance the study of or engagement with lithics.

The Roman Research Trust (RRT)

Supports research and education in the field of Romano-British Archaeology

The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies

As well as currently administering the RRT annual grants, the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies has a number of other funds that give grants both for archaeology and events/activities:

National Lottery Grants for Heritage

For projects that connect people and communities to the national, regional and local heritage of the UK, £3,000 to £10,000.

Association of Industrial Archaeologist restoration grants

Community Archaeology Radiocarbon Dating (CARD) Fund

Funded by Archaeological Research Services Ltd and the SUERC Radiocarbon dating laboratory the fund consists of a set number or radiocarbon dates available on an annual basis that British community archaeology groups or projects can apply for.

Cambrian Archaeological Association Research Fund

For the encouragement of research within the field of the Association’s interest. Its scope includes travel, fieldwork, excavation and associated scientific services, historical research, and other appropriate forms of assistance. Awards are normally in the region of £500 to £2000 and are restricted to projects connected directly or indirectly with Wales and the Marches.
Grants and Prizes – Cambrian Archaeological Association