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The Wolfson Foundation

We award grants to support and promote excellence in education, science & medicine, heritage, humanities & the arts and health & disability.

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  • Founded in 1955
  • 11,000 projects supported
  • £1.9 billion funded
  • Funding awarded in 2018: £37 million

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Cataloguing Grants 2020 announced by Archives Revealed

Cataloguing Grants 2020 announced by Archives Revealed

(Photo: Paul Oliver with Chicago blues musicians in 1960 from the Paul Oliver Archive of African American Music, Oxford Brookes University) Archives Revealed today announced the eight organisations who will benefit from Cataloguing Grants in 2020. The funding...

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Archives Revealed award new Scoping Grants

Archives Revealed award new Scoping Grants

Archived Revealed have announced the names of the archive organisations who will benefit from the eighth round of their Scoping Grants. The funding programme is administered by The National Archives and supported by the Wolfson Foundation and Pilgrim Trust. The...

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£10m Covid-19 Support Fund announced

£10m Covid-19 Support Fund announced

Blog by Paul Ramsbottom, Chief Executive  @paulbramsbottom The crisis caused by Covid-19 has put unprecedented pressures on all of the sectors that we serve and fund. Over the last four months we have attempted to be as thoughtful and flexible as possible in our...

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