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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

An exciting opportunity exists to join the staff of the Wolfson Foundation as the Programme Manager (Science and Medicine). Further information can be found in the job advert and job description. Applications should be made by email, attaching a cover letter outli…

July 2018

An exciting opportunity exists to join the staff of the Wolfson Foundation as a Grants Assistant. Further information can be found in the job advert and job description. Applications should be made by email (attaching a cover letter addressed to the Chief Executiv…

June 2018

Peter Marshall, Professor of History at the University of Warwick, has won this year’s Wolfson History Prize with his book Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation (Yale University Press). An expert on religious belief and practice in early mod…

June 2018