Arts and Humanities Awards (December 2014)

Arts and Humanities Awards (December 2014)

The following grants were awarded by the Wolfson Foundation in December 2014.

For news of other grants awarded in December, please go to the relevant joint programme announcements, or to the funding pages of our other main grant areas, Science & MedicineHealth & Disability and Secondary Education. Grants are awarded in each area in June and December every year.

A full list of all grants awarded in 2014 is available on our Grant Data page.

Higher education

Royal College of Art, SW7 (£200,000)
Woo Building

Churchill College, Cambridge (£75,000)
Disabled access bedroom 

Historic buildings

The Royal Parks Foundation (£50,000)
Conservation of Brompton Cemetery Chapel

Wakefield Council (£39,000)
Exhibition display at Pontefract Castle

Museums and galleries                                                         

Westminster Abbey Foundation, SW1 (£1,000,000)
Restoration of Triforium to create new Galleries

Northumberland National Park Authority (£65,000)
Temporary exhibition space in the new National Landscape Discovery Centre (‘The Sill’)

Newark and Sherwood District Council, Nottinghamshire (£64,000)
Research Centre at National Civil War Centre, Newark Museum

Canal and River Trust (£51,000)
Restoration of Mossdale (vessel) at the National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port

Brantwood, Cumbria (£44,000)
Refurbishment of Coachman’s Quarters

Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery, Bangor (£44,000)

Collective Gallery, Edinburgh (£30,000)

Orleans House, Richmond-upon-Thames (£25,000)
Main gallery access (external steps and ramps)

Music and performing arts                                    

Battersea Arts Centre, SW11 (£100,000)
Fit-out of Courtyard Theatre

Home (Greater Manchester Arts Centre) (£100,000)

Southbank Centre, SE1 (£84,000)
Queen Elizabeth Hall lighting

National Theatre of Scotland, Glasgow (£75,000)
Creative development spaces in new production and rehearsal centre

York Citizen's Theatre Trust (£53,000)
Refurbishment of stalls seating at York Theatre Royal

Lighthouse, Dorset (£33,000)
Staging and choir seating repairs

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough (£24,000)
Fit-out of Studio

English Touring Opera, EC1 (£8,000)
Digital keyboard