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Major supporters of acquisitions

The Fitzwilliam Museum gratefully acknowledges the assistance of major supporters of acquisitions including


the art fund

The Art Fund

The Art Fund is an independent charity that exists to save art for everyone to enjoy.

View works in the Fitzwilliam Museum acquired with support from the Art Fund

Heritage Lottery Fund

Heritage Lottery Fund

The Heritage Lottery Fund is the body which distributes a share of the income from the National Lottery to projects aimed at preserving and making accessible the nation's heritage.

V&A Purchase Grant Fund

V&A Purchase Grant Fund

The V&A Purchase Grant Fund gives support, advice and grants for acquisitions of objects relating to the arts, literature and history to regional museums, record repositories and specialist libraries in England and Wales. Funded by Arts Council England.

National Heritage Memorial Fund

National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF)

The National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) is the fund of last resort for the nation's heritage, coming to the rescue by funding emergency acquisitions.

The Friends of The Fitzwilliam Museum

The Friends of the Fitzwilliam

Established in 1909 to support acquisitions through subscription, The Friends of the Fitzwilliam is the oldest such society in Britain.