As a charitable organisation, the museum is very grateful to all its funders, helping us continue to tell the story of ideas worth fighting for.

The museum receives funding, grants, donations, sponsorship and ongoing support from a variety of individuals, organisations, companies and local and central government departments, which include the following:

Arts Council England

Arts Council England

Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Art Fund

AIM Biffa Award History Makers

British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA)

Business Growth Hub

The Co-operative Group

DCMS Wolfson Fund – Wolfson Foundation

Department for Work & Pensions (DWP)

Designation Development Fund (Arts Council)

European Union Horizon 2020 Funding

Fire Brigades Union (FBU)

Garfield Weston Foundation

The Granada Foundation

The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

Manchester City Council (MCC)

The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF)

Nesta Amplified Fund

Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA)

The Speaker’s Art Fund / House of Commons

Thompsons Solicitors

Trades Union Congress (TUC)

The TUUT Charitable Trust

Viridor Credits Environmental Company

The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF); both invested in the museum’s £12.5 million redevelopment (completed in early 2010).

We also gratefully receive support from individuals and organisations through our Join the Radicals membership scheme and welcome donations to support the museum.

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