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Applications are open for academic applications between 6 December 2021 and 26 January 2022.

Applications for cultural sector applicants are now closed. There will be a second round of funding in autumn 2022.

Photo: Barnsley Museum

Apply: cultural sector

Applications for the cultural sector are now closed. There will be a second round of funding in autumn 2022.

Apply: academics

Check back here between 6 December 2021 and 26 January 2022 to make your online application.

Your application will respond to one or more of 10 cultural sector proposals – you will be able to access the description of the 10 projects here from 6 December 2021.

In the meantime make sure you have read the academic applicants guidance.

More information about the application process

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Visitors looking at Tim Peake's Soyuz Capsule in Exploring Space. Photo: Science Museum Group
Tate Families, 20 Days. Photo: Rob Harris


Frequently asked questions about how to apply to the Collaborate Fund.
Group discussion round table
Who are we? Counterpoint Arts and The Open University. Tate Exchange. Photo: Dan Weill Photography

Before you apply

Find out more about how to apply to Collaborate, how the fund works and the key stages of your project.
Image shows the inside of a gallery with white walls and images on the walls. In the background is a visitor wearing a face covering.
Days Like These exhibition. Image: The Lowry


Our Collaborate fund supports innovative new research partnerships between the cultural sector and academics.
Musicians from the Manchester Camerata orchestra
Image: Manchester Camerata

Collaborate projects

Find out more about the projects that have been awarded funding from our Collaborate programme

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