The Wolfson Foundation awards grants to support and promote excellence in the fields of science and medicine, the arts and humanities, education and health and disability.
Charities and organisations with charitable status (or equivalent) can apply for grants to fund capital projects, such as buildings or refurbishment and equipment. The Foundation does not specify a maximum amount organisations can apply for. Preference is given to stating the total cost of your project and the amount you still need to raise towards it. In the following round of applications (Stage 2), you will be asked to provide a list of discrete elements of your project which we might be able to allocate a grant.
Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. The Wolfson Foundation runs two funding rounds each year, a Spring and Autumn round. For most programme areas, the key dates are:
Spring round – CLOSED
Stage 1 applications: accepted no later than 1 July
Stage 2 applications: deadline 1 September
Funding decision: December
Please note that there may be a cap on the number of applications that are invited for each funding round and it is therefore advisable to submit your application well in advance of the Stage 1 deadline dates. Applications received before the Stage 1 deadline may be deferred until a later funding round if the current one is over-subscribed.
For more information and how to apply please click here.
Other Heritage Funds
Idlewild Trust: Conservation Grant – Objects and Works of Art
The Idlewild Trust awards grants of up to £5,000 to UK registered charities and churches that are excepted as charities (income is under £100,000 per annum) with projects that aim to conserve historic or artistically important objects and works of art including artefacts, textiles, furniture, metalwork, manuscripts, wall paintings, tombs and stained glass of high quality.…Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Health & Social Care Heritage
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation
The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation awards grants to small, well-established charitable organisations (annual income under £500,000) who address local issues in areas of extreme urban deprivation, or in remote and fragile rural communities. Rural Issues Projects that look to support communities in cities, towns, villages and areas with 10,000 or less inhabitants which are classified in the latest…Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Environmental Health & Social Care Heritage Local Grants Older People Sports Youth
Brett Landscaping’s Community Engagement scheme supports small charities and community and voluntary groups with cash (up to £250) and product donations, such as concrete, bricks or paving slabs. Organisations wishing to apply must be working within the vicinity of a Brett Landscaping plant (Cliffe or Sturry, Kent). Projects renovating public outdoor spaces are favoured, but…Community Buildings/Halls Environmental Heritage Local Grants
Ibstock Enovert Trust: Landfill Communities Fund
Ibstock Enovert Trust (formerly Ibstock Cory Environmental Trust) supports community and environmental not-for-profit projects that have as big a positive impact on the community as possible. These include improving community halls, the creation of new play areas, enhancement of sports facilities, and restoring green spaces. The Trust funds projects (up to £15,000 approximately), through the Landfill Community…