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Mick Aston Archaeology Fund

The Mick Aston Archaeology Fund, supported by English Heritage and Cadw, aims to encourage independent, voluntary effort in making original contributions to the study and care of the historic environment.

Challenge Funding Damerham Hampshire project

Who is eligible?

The Mick Aston Archaeology Fund (previously known as Challenge Funding) is open to applicants in England and Wales.

Voluntary groups, societies and individuals are invited to put forward proposals to support new or existing innovative research projects, which will enhance the understanding of local heritage, and thus aid its future care.  Applications which encourage the participation of young people are encouraged.

Applicants can ask for up to £1,000.

Project case studies

See a selection of projects that have been awarded grants from the Mick Aston Archaeology Fund.

How to apply

To apply to the Mick Aston Archaeology Fund, read the Guidelines below, and if you think you are eligible download the application form below and return to us via post or email, along with two referee letters.

If you have any queries, please contact us.

Mick Aston Archaeology Fund - guidelines for England (403.4K, .PDF)
Mick Aston Archaeology Fund - guidelines for England

Mick Aston Archaeology Fund - application for England (890.7K, .DOCX)
Mick Aston Archaeology Fund - application form

Mick Aston Archaeology Fund - guidelines for Wales (448.9K, .PDF)
Mick Aston Archaeology Fund - guidelines for Wales

Mick Aston Archaeology Fund - application for Wales (1.0M, .DOCX)
Mick Aston Archaeology Fund - application for Wales

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