Arts and Humanities Awards (June 2015)

Arts and Humanities Awards (June 2015)

The following grants were awarded by the Wolfson Foundation in June 2015.

For news of other grants awarded in June, 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 Central School of Speech & Drama, NW3 (£130,000)
Two teaching spaces

Mansfield College, Oxford (£100,000)
Study bedroom

British Academy, SW1 (£70,000)
Refurbishment of the Wolfson Auditorium

Central School of Ballet, EC1 (£65,000)
Fit out of Tech Box and Music Suite

University College, Oxford (£50,000)
Refurbishment of accommodation


Historic buildings

British School at Rome, Italy (£150,000)
Library refurbishment

Kirkmichael Trust, Inverness-shire (£25,000)
Restoration and interpretation of mausolea

Rothesay Pavilion, Isle of Bute (£25,000)
Restoration work

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire (£20,000)
Exhibition cases

Spetchley Park Gardens, Worcestershire (£10,000)
Exhibition display cases


Libraries and Archives

Carlisle Cathedral  (£100,000)
History and Learning Hub


Museums and galleries

Auckland Castle, County Durham (£500,000)
Backhouse (Prado) Gallery

National Museum Wales, Cardiff (£100,000)
Learning Suite within redeveloped museum at St Fagans

SS Great Britain, Bristol (£443,000)
Redevelopment of museum

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon (£50,000)
Restoration of Nash’s House

Gods House Tower, Southampton (£20,000)
Refurbishment of Crawford Room

Goldsmiths, University of London, SE14 (£20,000)
Fit-out of new gallery

Grampian Transport Museum, Aberdeenshire (£10,000)
Exhibition display within new welcome building


Music and performing arts 

Siobhan Davies Dance Company, SE1  (£27,000)
Refurbishment of rehearsal and performance spaces

Theatre Royal Stratford East, E15  (£25,000)
Refurbishment work 

Dance Base, Edinburgh (£10,000)
Seating 


Churches (administered by the Church Buildings Council)

You can see grants to churches on the interactive map by using the drop down menu on the left of the map to refine your search.