News

The Wolfson Foundation and Art Fund co-commissioned the 'Why Collect? report by Sir David Cannadine on the state of museum collecting in the UK.  This report, which marks the 40 year partnership between Foundation and Fund in bringing art and objects into public co…

February 2018

Chief Executive, Paul Ramsbottom, discusses how the Wolfson Foundation supports excellence in science, health, the arts & humanities and education.  See Fundraising article here.  (Ref: www.civilsociety.co.uk/fundraising) 

February 2018

We were delighted to hear that Professor Robert Frost FBA, Burnett Fletcher Chair in History at the University of Aberdeen, was awarded first prize in the Polish Foreign Ministry’s (inaugural) competition for the best book promoting knowledge of Polish History publ…

January 2018

We are delighted to publish our latest round of awards, totalling over £15.3m, to outstanding projects in the fields of Science, Health, the Arts and Humanities and Secondary Education across the UK. Awarded in January 2018, further details of the grants can be …

January 2018

Congratulations to our Trustee Professor Dame Jean Thomas as she takes up the post of Chancellor at Swansea University. You can read more at: https://businessn…

January 2018

Carole Hillenbrand, Professor Emerita of Islamic History at the University of Edinburgh and Professorial Fellow of Islamic History at the University of St Andrews joins the panel of judges for this distinguished prize for the best historical writing in the UK. See …

January 2018

First published in Trust & Foundation News, the membership magazine of the Association of Charitable Foundations – www.acf.org.uk.

January 2018

If you would like to join our small, friendly staff team, we are looking for a new PA to the Chief Executive, Paul Ramsbottom, as sadly Sue will be leaving us this month.   For further information, please see the job advert and job description.   Applications shou…

January 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…

December 2017

Museums and galleries across England will be able to apply for a share of £4 million to improve exhibition spaces and increase accessibility, Arts Minister John Glen announced today at the Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL. Grants of up to £300,000 from the DCMS/ Wol…

December 2017