Arts and Humanities Awards (June 2013)

Arts and Humanities Awards (June 2013)


The following grants were awarded by the Wolfson Foundation in June 2013.

For news of other grants awarded in June, please go to the funding pages of our other main grant areas, Science & Medicine, Health & Disability and Secondary Education. Grants are awarded in June and December every year.

Higher Education

Wolfson College, Cambridge (£1,250,000)
Refurbishment of student accommodation block

University of Birmingham (£150,000)
New library

Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester (£138,000)
New seating in redeveloped concert hall

University of Dundee (£90,000)

Refurbishment of student study spaces in main library

St Cross College, Oxford (£70,000)
Bedroom in new student accommodation facilities

City and Guilds of London School of Art, SE11 (£30,000)
Fit-out of library

Museums and Galleries

Royal Academy of Arts, W1 (£1,000,000)

Redevelopment of 6 Burlington Gardens

Culture Southampton (£70,000)

Fit-out of education room within John Hansard Gallery as part of new cultural centre

Museum of Methodism, EC1 (£50,000)

Dudley Canal Trust, West Midlands (£40,000)
Fit-out of Portal Building
Watts Gallery, Guildford (£40,000)
Craft Studio in restoration of Limnerslease

Historic Buildings

St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh (£72,500)
Restoration work
Wilton's Music Hall, E1 (£53,000)
Restoration (windows and external doors)
Exeter Hebrew Congregation (£35,000)

Restoration of synagogue

Portaferry Presbyterian Church, Co. Down (£17,000)

Repairs to roof   

Old Bluecoat School, Thatcham, Berkshire (£12,000)
Repairs to roof

Music & Performing Arts

Soho Theatre, W1 (£22,000)

Refurbishment of lift                 

Ballet Cymru, Newport (£20,000)
New dance floor

The Place, WC1 (£20,000)

New seating

Phoenix Dance Theatre, Leeds (£11,000)

Lighting equipment