News

We are delighted to announce our latest round of funding, totalling more than £12.5 million, to outstanding projects in the fields of Science and Medicine, Health and Disability, Arts and Humanities, and Secondary Education across the UK. Awarded in June 2016, fu…

July 2016

The two winners of the annual Wolfson History Prize, awarded for books published in 2015, have been announced as Nikolaus Wachsmann for KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps (published by Little, Brown) and Robin Lane Fox for Augustine: Conversions and Conf…

June 2016

Earlier this year we announced several exciting developments in relation to the longstanding Wolfson History Prize, including the appointment of our new Chair of the Judges, Professor Sir David Cannadine. With just a few days to go until the 2016 Wolfson History Pr…

June 2016

The DCMS/Wolfson Museums & Galleries Improvement Fund, which will make £4 million of funding available to museums and galleries across England, is now accepting applications. Eligible organisations may apply for capital projects to increase access to their coll…

May 2016

"Past masters up prize pot" - The Bookseller's interview with David Cannadine and Paul Ramsbottom, 6 May 2016 For all the latest news about the Wolfson History Prize, follow #WolfsonHistoryPrize and connect via Twitter @WolfsonFdn and at facebook.com/WolfsonHistor…

May 2016

The Wolfson Foundation has announced the renewal of its successful funding partnership with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Funding of £4 million will be made available for refurbishment work at museums and galleries across England. The grants will be…

March 2016

We are pleased to announce our latest round of funding, totalling more than £15 million, to recipients in the fields of Science and Medicine, Health and Disability, Arts and Humanities, and Secondary Education. Awarded in December 2015, details of the grants may be…

February 2016

The winners of the second round of New Collecting Awards have today been announced by the Art Fund. The Wolfson Foundation has committed £150,000 over 2 years to the ground-breaking programme, which invests in talented early career curators. The first round of winn…

December 2015

We were saddened to hear the news that Christopher Duggan, who won the Wolfson History Prize in 2013, has died suddenly at the age of 57. Professor Duggan was regarded as one of the world's leading experts on Italian history, and was an award-winning author and co…

November 2015

As part of our 60th anniversary celebrations in 2015, the Wolfson Foundation welcomed three eminent figures from each of its funding fields – Science, Education, and the Arts – to consider the major challenges facing their respective sectors. We are delighted to sa…

November 2015