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

British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA)

Business Growth Hub

The Co-operative Group

Department for Work & Pensions (DWP)

Fire Brigades Union (FBU)

Garfield Weston Foundation

Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)

Manchester City Council (MCC)

Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA)

Thompsons Solicitors

Trades Union Congress (TUC)

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