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The 40th anniversary of the Wolfson History Prize was celebrated last night at a dinner held at the National Gallery, where the 2011 winners were also announced. All previous winners from across four decades were invited to the dinner. The Wolfson History Prize 1…

May 2012

The winners of the Wolfson History Prizes in 2011, awarded at a reception and dinner on 8 May 2012, were: Mrs Susie Harries for Nikolaus Pevsner: The Life (Chatto & Windus) Professor Alexandra Walsham for The Reformation of the Landscape (Oxford University P…

May 2012

Grants totalling £4 million to help improve 36 museums and galleries across the country were announced in January. The grants, jointly funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Wolfson Foundation, include: £17,400 for Compton Verney gallery t…

January 2012

Following the meeting of the Trustees in December 2011, awards totalling over £13 million have been announced by the Wolfson Foundation.

December 2011

The Wolfson Foundation announced an initiative in January 2011 to provide up to £20 million to support research into neurological diseases. The aim was to support outstanding research with the potential to provide significant advances in the understanding and treat…

December 2011

A report by the Wolfson Foundation and DCMS celebrates eight years of joint funding for improvements to museums and galleries.

October 2011

The Wolfson Foundation has announced a pilot programme of postgraduate scholarships in the humanities. Over £2 million will be available to fund twenty-seven scholarships at nine universities across the UK.

September 2011

Following the meeting of Trustees in June 2011, awards totalling over £12 million have been announced by the Wolfson Foundation.

June 2011

The winners of the Wolfson History Prize (2010) were announced at a reception on 7 June 2011.

June 2011

The Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund was established in 2000. Since then £36 million has been allocated for the refurbishment of gallery space. The programme is jointly funded by the Wolfson Foundation and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Grants a…

February 2011