Millenium Projects

Funding the Tate: A £134 million achievement

With £6m a year to raise, the budget of Tate Modern will require constant effort


How to raise £166 million for the Tate: “Money follows energy”

The museum’s low-profile fundraising has achieved the biggest capital sum ever for a UK museum, but who is to pay for the running costs?

June 1999archive

Two mega-donations for London museum expansions

With £20 million each, plans progress for the British Museum Great Court and the V&A's spiral