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What’s been achieved so far?

  • Hull City Council has committed £10m to the project
  • The National Lottery Heritage Fund has committed an initial grant of £1.37m and a round-two bid was submitted on Friday 24 May 2019 and approval of which released the full grant, totalling £15m
  • The Coastal Communities Fund has committed £50,000
  • The DCMS and Wolfson Foundation has awarded Hull City Council £150,000
  • Arts Council England awarded Hull City Council with £88,113
  • The John Ellerman Foundation awarded Hull City Council with £170,000 to conserve the museums' collection
  • The Garfield Weston Foundation awarded the Hull Maritime Museum with £350,000 to support its refurbishment
  • Mike Fell generously donated £736.34 from the royalties from the sale of his book, An Illustrated History of the Port of Hull and its Railways
  • Humber Street Distillery donated £464.00 from the sale of a Trawler strength gin, made specifically for this project
  • Public donations of £34,000
  • Trinity House Maritime Charity (THMC) awarded the Hull Maritime Foundation £75,000 to enable the delivery of a 'Maritime Futures' training programme for young people in Hull