Wolfson Foundation: Awarding Grants to UK Charities

Deadline: 5 January 2019

The Wolfson Foundation is accepting applications for its grant program to fund capital projects (buildings/refurbishment, equipment) and only award grants to charities or organisations with charitable status (or equivalent).

The Wolfson Foundation has awarded over £800 million in grants since their establishment (£1.7 billion in real terms), supporting over 10,000 projects across the UK, all on the basis of expert peer review.

Focus Areas

  • Science & Medicine
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Education
  • Health & Disability

Eligibility Criteria

  • The foundation welcomes applications from across all parts of the UK.
  • The foundation generally only fund capital projects (buildings/refurbishment, equipment), and only charities or organisations with charitable status (or equivalent). They do not directly fund individuals.
  • Their grants cannot cover certain costs, such as VAT or professional fees. They don’t generally fund projects where the total cost is below £15,000 (or, in some cases, £10,000).

Ineligible Projects

The following are also ineligible for funding:

  • Overheads, maintenance costs (including for software), VAT and professional fees
  • Non-specific appeals (including circulars) and endowment funds
  • Costs of meetings, exhibitions, concerts, expeditions, etc.
  • The purchase of land or existing buildings (including a building’s freehold)
  • Film or promotional materials
  • Repayment of loans
  • Projects that have already been completed or will be by the time of award
  • Projects where the total cost is below £15,000

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: United Kingdom

For more information, please visit Wolfson Foundation.

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