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Six books are in the running for the Wolfson History Prize 2018, each selected for their outstanding historical writing, accessible to a general audience. The shortlisted books are: Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Do…

April 2018

The DCMS/Wolfson Museums & Galleries Improvement Fund 2018-20 is now open for applications. Eligible organisations are able to apply for grants of up to £300,000 for capital projects aimed at improving the display and accessibility of their collections. The d…

April 2018

The Royal Society and Wolfson Foundation today launch the Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship Scheme to enable universities and research institutions to recruit and retain outstanding research scientists. Initially the £8 million funding* programme which replaces th…

April 2018

This week the Wolfson Foundation announced £1.38m of funding, with the Royal Society, to fund research facilities across the UK.  Infectious diseases remains a serious global issue, and the Royal Society Wolfson Laboratory Refurbishment scheme, renovates and upgrad…

March 2018

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