The group, named The Resourcing Scotland's Heritage Partnership is led by Arts and Business Scotland includes Greenspace Scotland along with Archaeology Scotland, Built Environment Forum Scotland and Museums Galleries Scotland.
Its aim is to successfully raise funds from private sources by being the first fully co-ordinated sector specific training and network strengthening programme bringing together all heritage sectors.
Resourcing Scotland's Heritage is a three year Scotland-wide programme which starts this year.
The Heritage Lottery Fund awarded the initiative a development grant of £468,400 last year.
The partners are now recruiting a project manager.