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Capital funders

The new People’s History Museum cost £12.5 million to build. The museum is very grateful to all its funders. See below to find out where we got the money from.

Our major funders for the re-development project include:

HLF

 

 

Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) awarded £7.18 million in November 2007 after the museum successfully completed the Stage II application process

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Manchester City Council (MCC) committed the land adjacent to the Pump House and provided assistance towards the HLF Stage I application.

NWDA

The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) both invested in the museum’s re-development.

Other grants, donations, sponsorships and ongoing support have been received from the following:

  • Allied London Properties
  • The Amicus section of Unite
  • Arts Council England
  • Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA)
  • The Clothworkers’ Foundation
  • The Co-operative
  • The Department of Culture Media & Sport (DCMS)/Wolfson Foundation
  • The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
  • Higher Education Funding Council for England
  • Museums Libraries and Archives Council
  • The Professional Footballers’ Association
  • TGWU section of Unite
  • Thompsons Solicitors
  • Unison
  • Unite
  • University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)