Arts and Humanities Awards (June 2016)

Arts and Humanities Awards (June 2016)

The following grants were awarded by the Wolfson Foundation in June 2016. You can also see an interactive map showing where each grant has been awarded by clicking on the image below, and using the drop down menu on the left of the map to refine your search.
For news of other grants awarded, please go to the funding pages for our other main grant areas, Science & Medicine, Secondary Education and Health and Disability. 

Higher education

Royal College of Music, SW7 (£500,000)
Museum and library collection research area

Leeds College of Music (£36,000)
Fit-out of music library

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow (£20,000)
Teaching and rehearsal facilities

Historic buildings

Bath Abbey Trust (£80,000)
Refurbishment work           

John Wesley's Chapel, Bristol (£27,000)
Lighting and AV equipment

Hylton Castle (Sunderland City Council) (£25,000)
First floor interpretation, including fittings and equipment

Llanthony Secunda Priory Trust, Gloucester (£20,000)
Restoration and interpretation

Literature, Libraries and Archives

Friends of Gloucestershire Archives, Gloucester (£31,000)
Research space

Museums and galleries

Plymouth City Museums and Galleries (£128,000)
Refurbishment of Plymouth History Centre's '100 Journeys that Shaped the World' gallery

Beamish, the Living Museum of the North, County Durham (£90,000)
Conservation of Georgian Coaching Inn

Bletchley Park Trust, Milton Keynes (£55,000)
Teleprinter Hall refurbishment

Gilbert White and the Oates Collections, Selborne, Hampshire (£50,000)
Library and temporary exhibition facility

Fife Cultural Trust (£30,000)
Fit-out of children’s library within the Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries

Site Gallery, Sheffield (£20,000)
Education space fit-out

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex (£19,000)
Collection storage

Music and performing arts 

Battersea Arts Centre, SW11 (£50,000)
Grand Hall fit-out

Contact Theatre, Manchester (£50,000)
Studio flooring and acoustic doors


Churches (administered by the Church Buildings Council) (£170,000)

You can see grants to churches on the interactive map (right) by using the drop down menu on the left of the map to refine your search, and learn more about our partnership with the Church Buildings Council

Art Fund (£1,500,000)

Read about our partnership with the Art Fund

British Academy Wolfson Research Professorships

Read about our partnership with the British Academy