At the recent APT Trustees' meeting we considered the last round of Clothworkers' Foundation/Plowden CPD grant applications of 2017. Eleven grants were awarded to conservators for attendance at courses and conferences in the UK, Japan, Mexico, Canada and Belgium.
Totals for the full year? An amazing 54 grants to conservators from 27 institutions and 13 private practices enabling them to attend a total of 39 different courses and conferences around the world!!
Application deadlines for 2018 will be:
The Anna Plowden Trust's latest annual report, which reflects on a record year of achievement, has just been published.
In 2015/16 we were able to increase, yet again, the support offered to conservation students through bursaries, awarding 32 bursaries with a total value of over £75,000.