The Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund was established in 2000. Since then £36 million has been allocated for the refurbishment of gallery space. The programme is jointly funded by the Wolfson Foundation and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Grants a…

February 2011

Up to £20 million is to be invested in research into neurological diseases, in what will be the largest single initiative in the Foundation's history.

January 2011

Following the meeting of Trustees in December 2010, awards totalling over £10 million have been announced by the Wolfson Foundation.

December 2010

The Wolfson Foundation's new £500,000 fund for cathedral fabric repairs (in partnership with the Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England) has announced that six successful cathedrals (out of 18 applicants) are to receive grants towards major projects. The successf…

December 2010

Sir David Cannadine David Cannadine was educated at Clare College, Cambridge, St Johns College, Oxford, and at Princeton University. He began his academic career in 1977, becoming a fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge. From 1988 he spent ten years in New York as…

November 2010

Over £30 million is being invested into large-scale university infrastructure projects courtesy of the Wellcome-Wolfson Capital Awards initiative. The scheme is intended to facilitate internationally competitive, leading-edge biomedical research in a way t…

July 2010

Following the meeting of Trustees in June 2010, awards totalling over £10 million have been announced by the Wolfson Foundation 

June 2010

The Wolfson Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of the Honourable Mrs Janet Wolfson de Botton as the new Chairman following a unanimous decision of Trustees. She has previously been a Trustee of Tate and Chairman of the Council of Tate Modern. She w…

June 2010

The winners of the Wolfson History Prize (2009) were announced at a lunch on 16 June 2010.

June 2010

We are very sorry to announce the death of Lord Wolfson of Marylebone on 20 May 2010. Lord Wolfson was a Founder Trustee of the Wolfson Foundation when it was established in 1955 and, since 1972, had been Chairman. He was also Chairman of the Wolfson Family Char…

May 2010