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    Aims & Objectives

    Our Aims
    • Bring together those interested in the archaeology and the historic environment of Yorkshire
    • Campaign to raise awareness of Yorkshire's heritage
    • Promote archaeology in education
    • Encourage participation in archaeology
    • Provide information on archaeological matters
    • Support local, regional and national heritage societies
    • Work with other partners in conserving the historic environment
    Our Charitable Objectives
    As a charity we are regulated by the Charity Commission around these Objects:
    • Promote the education of the public in archaeology
    • Advance and assist archaeological research
    • Provide a framework for communication and discussion, as a vehicle for representation to the wider community and to the CBA for any consensus which emerges
    • Act as a central source of information, guidance, lobbying, expertise and referral
    • Encourage widespread participation in archaeology throughout society, identifying and addressing barriers to inclusivity
    How we do this
    • Make grants to individuals and organisations
    • Provide advocacy, advice and access to expertise
    • Sponsor or undertake research across the full spectrum of practitioners, public, private, voluntary and charitable, disseminated through our social media presence and annual FORUM journal
    • Act as an umbrella resource and referral body across regional and national centres of expertise
    • Lobby decision-makers and influencers for the greater good of Yorkshire's heritage and archaeological practitioners
    Area of benefit
    Our full Charity Commission record can be viewed on the Charity Commission website.