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The London Topographical Society regularly assists organisations with financial grants for London related historical projects with a topographical focus. Recent examples are:

2012 –  The fourth and final annual grant of £10,000 to the British Museum in connection with cataloguing their Crace Collection London items as well as the first of three grants of £11,000 to the British Library for doing the same thing to their Crace Collection.  A one-off grant of £880 was made to the London Metropolitan Archives to conserve a photographic collection of London views.

2013 – The second of three grants of £11,000 to the British Library in connection with cataloguing their Crace Collection.

2014 – The final of three grants for £11,000 to the British Library in connection with cataloguing their Crace Collection.

2015 – Two grants: £11,356 to the Guildhall Library for conservation work on the library’s Tallis Collection; and £10,000 to the British Film Institute (BFI), the first of three annual grants, for digitisation and cataloguing of short historical films about London.

2016 – Two grants: £10,000 to the BFI, the second of three annual grants; and £1756 to the London Metropolitan Archive (LMA) for assistance in conserving their Visscher 1616 Panorama.

2017 – The final of three grants of £10,000 to the BFI.   Examples of their work can be seen elsewhere on the website.

2018 – £8,000 was been paid to the Historic Towns Trust towards their publication of Map of Tudor London 1520.