Educational Consultancy


Advisory Visits Grant Programme

The Advisory Visits Grant Programme (AVGP) is developed to assist AEJM members in need of consultancy by museum experts. The AVGP offers small grants to support member museums in need of consultancy on specific key-issues for Jewish museums. By this means, the AEJM is able to provide its member institutions with expert advice and in house-training through the support of visits by museum experts to its grantees. Applications must be in line with all eligibility criteria.

The AEJM welcomes applications until June 15, 2018.

Who is eligible?

Applicants must be AEJM member institutions

What is eligible?

The AEJM considers museum education as one of the key aspects of the work of Jewish museums in the enhancement of the appreciation, knowledge, and understanding of Jewish culture, heritage, and history by the wider public.

Applications relating to the development of educational programmes and displays for special target groups, such as children departments or special exhibitions for younger visitors, will be considered by the AEJM.

What we don’t fund

– The purchase of supplies and equipment
– Site visits by staff members of the applying institution

How to apply

Download and complete the AVGP application form. Applications should be submitted as a word doc and by email before June 15, 2018.

For all questions about the Advisory Visits Grant Programme and the eligibility of your institution or application, please contact AVGP coordinator Nikki Boot:


How we assess the application

After the AEJM has received your application, the AEJM Board will evaluate the application. As part of the assessment process, the AEJM will consult experts familiar with the applicant and references listed by the applicant.

Applications will be assessed according to their contribution to the long-term sustainability of the applying institution and its holdings.

After the assessment the applicant will be informed about the outcome, within two months after the application deadline.


500 Yil. Vakfi – Museum of Turkish Jews, Istanbul (TR)

Jewish Cultural Quarter (NL)

Oslo Jewish Museum (NO)

Hungarian Jewish Museum & Archives, Budapest (HU)

Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum, Vilnius (LT)


AVGP 2017 downloads