News

Today, a new major new funding initiative between the Wolfson Foundation and the British Academy opens to support the next generation of research and engagement leaders in the humanities and social sciences. If you are a talented early career researcher looking fo…

March 2019

We are thrilled to launch the Wolfson History Prize's dedicated Twitter account. Please follow @WolfsonHistory and #WolfsonHistoryPrize for the latest prize updates! We look forward to keeping you updated about the Wolfson History Prize 2019.

February 2019

The philanthropic charity, the Wolfson Foundation, is celebrating 30 years of its music education programme which has awarded £5.6 million to young musicians at the UK’s conservatoires to help individuals from all backgrounds to access high quality music education.…

January 2019

Paul Ramsbottom, Chief Executive of the Wolfson Foundation, and Michael Ellis, Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism today announced the 35 museums and galleries across England who will receive a share of the £4 million DCMS/Wolfson Museum and Galleries Improveme…

January 2019

We are delighted to have awarded over £12 million to outstanding projects across the UK in the fields of Science, Health, the Arts and Humanities and Secondary Education in our latest round of funding in December 2018. You can click on the interactive map to find …

January 2019

The Wolfson Foundation and British Academy today announced a major initiative to promote and support high quality research in the humanities and social sciences across the UK. It is the largest ever single grant awarded in the humanities and social sciences by the…

October 2018

Mental ill health is a tremendous burden on the nation’s health and economy and yet in the UK there has historically been relatively little funding allocated to research in this area. We are therefore delighted to announce the launch of our mental health initiative…

September 2018

We are looking for someone to fill the exciting new post of Grants and Data Manager. The job advert can be viewed here. Applications should be made by email, attaching a cover letter outlining why you are interested in and suitable for the role and a CV, to: jobs@…

September 2018

The Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund was established in partnership with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in 2000 to improve the quality of displays, exhibition spaces, collection interpretation and disabled access in museums and ga…

August 2018

Outstanding projects across the UK in the fields of Science, Health, the Arts and Humanities and Secondary Education have been awarded a total of over £12m in our latest round of funding in June 2018. Further details of the grants can be found in the respective fu…

July 2018