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The Francis Crick Institute, the largest biomedical research building in Europe, has been awarded £3m from the Wolfson Foundation. Cancer Research UK are now celebrating being more than a third of the way towards their £100 million target, with the Inst…

June 2013

The winners of the Wolfson History Prizes (for books published in 2012), were today announced (14th May) as:  Susan Brigden for Thomas Wyatt: The Heart's Forest (Faber & Faber) Christopher Duggan for Fascist Voices: An Intimate History of Mussolini'…

May 2013

A new funding round to support the refurbishment of museums and galleries has been announced today. The programme is run jointly with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. The amount available for this round of funding is some £4 million. Guidelines…

April 2013

The new development of Tate Modern has been awarded £5 million from the Wolfson Foundation, it was announced today (12 April 2013). The development will create a spectacular new building adjoining Tate Modern to the south. It will be Britain's most important new b…

April 2013

Public libraries are set to receive a boost of almost £1 million with two awards to flagship projects in Birmingham and Manchester, it is announced today (20 February 2013). The funds will assist in the construction of a new public library in the centre o…

February 2013

The Wolfson Foundation has announced new grants, awarded in December 2012, totalling over £11 million. Details of the awards may be found in the respective programme area: Science & Medicine, Health & Disability, Secondary Education and Arts & Humanitie…

January 2013

The Wolfson Foundation and the British Academy have announced four new Wolfson Professorships.

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October 2012

The first recipients of Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities embark on their three year doctoral studies at nine leading universities across Britain. Click here for more on the announcement.

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September 2012

The Annual Report 2012 has now been published and is available online here. It includes a full list of awards announced by the Foundation during 2011/2012, with an allocation for the year of nearly £50 million (the highest in the Foundation's history).

September 2012

The Wolfson Foundation announces a grant of £4m to the University of Oxford for a new Centre for Prevention of Stroke & Dementia

September 2012