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"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

An exciting opportunity exists to join the staff of the Wolfson Foundation in the key position of Head of Finance. Further information can be found in the job advert. Applications should be made by email (attaching a cover letter addressed to the Chief Executive a…

September 2015

The Wolfson Foundation has announced new grants, awarded in June 2015, totalling nearly £13 million. Details of the awards may be found in the respective programme areas: Science & Medicine, Health & Disability, Secondary Education and Arts & Humanities…

July 2015

In his first major speech since announcing his retirement from the British Museum, Neil MacGregor underlined the importance of access to museums and galleries "as a way to understand ourselves and our place in the world." He emphasised the critical role of these in…

June 2015

The winners of this year's Wolfson History Prizes were announced at a reception at Claridge's, 14 May 2015.                 Left to right: Prize Winner Alexander Watson, Chief Executive of the Wolfson Foundation Paul Ramsbottom, and Prize Winner Richard Vinen Yo…

May 2015