The Wolfson Foundation
We award grants to support and promote excellence in education, science & medicine, the arts & humanities 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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The Wolfson Foundation is a charity that awards grants to support excellence in the fields of science, health, education and the arts & humanities. In 2019 we allocated some £40m in grants. We are recruiting a key role for Wolfson: our Head of Grants. The post...
Like many other funders, the Wolfson Foundation predominantly funds organisations in cities and larger urban areas. It is, however, our aim to fund as widely as possible across the UK, including in small towns and villages. This funding round we are keen to highlight...
We are delighted to announce that our Chief Executive, Paul Ramsbottom, has been awarded an OBE for services to charity in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2020. Paul began work in the Foundation as a Grants Assistant in 1998, working his way up to Chief Executive....