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Description

The objectives of the Wolfson Foundation are grant-giving. On 4 April 2014, the operational activities and net assets of the Wolfson Foundation (a charitable trust, registered number 206495) passed to the Wolfson Foundation, charity number 1156077 (a charitable company). The accounts for the years ending 5 April 2014 and earlier can be viewed on the charity's website at www.wolfson.org.uk.

Also known as

  • The Wolfson Foundation

CCEW Charity number

1156077

Company number

08927040

Registered

Postcode

W1G 9LD

Website

wolfson.org.uk

Domain

wolfson.org.uk

Latest income

£23,453,506 (on )

This organisation record is based on data from Registered charities in England and Wales published by Charity Commission for England and Wales.

The Wolfson Foundation

GB-CHC-1156077

Locations

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Areas of operation in the UK

Registered Office in the UK

The Wolfson Foundation

GB-CHC-1156077

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This organisation record is part of a group of linked records that describe a single organisation. The organisation is linked to 3 active records and 1 inactive record, from 3 data sources.

The best identifier for this organisation is GB-CHC-1156077 .
What is an organisation identifier?

An organisation identifier is a unique piece of text that definitively identifies an organisation.

Examples include charity numbers and company numbers.

Identifiers are usually assigned by an external body like a regulator.

Findthatcharity uses the Org ID scheme to create identifiers.

GB-CHC gives the scheme for this identifier (Charity Commission), while 1156077 is the identifier for this organisation within the scheme.

The Wolfson Foundation (this record)

Organisation record from Charity Commission for England and Wales
Last updated 2024-04-14

The Wolfson Foundation

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Last updated 2024-04-13

The Wolfson Foundation (inactive)

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Last updated 2024-04-14

The Wolfson Foundation

GB-CHC-1156077

Themes and activities

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This organisation has been classified using different categories:

International Classification of Non-profit and Third Sector Organizations (ICNP/TSO)

ICNP/TSO categories have been automatically assigned from a machine learning model, as part of the UK Charity Classification project.

  • Grant-making foundations H10

UK Charity Activity Tags

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  • Charitable activities CA » Grant making CA200

Theme (CCEW)

  • Education/training 102
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives 103
  • Disability 104
  • Religious Activities 108
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science 109
  • Environment/conservation/heritage 112

Beneficiaries (CCEW)

  • Children/young People 201
  • Elderly/old People 202
  • People With Disabilities 203
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies 205
  • The General Public/mankind 207

Activities (CCEW)

  • Makes Grants To Individuals 301
  • Makes Grants To Organisations 302

Scale of operation

  • National

The Wolfson Foundation

GB-CHC-1156077

Charity financial history

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Year ending Income (£) Spending (£)
2014-03-10 Registered as a charity
2015-03-31 18,310,000 32,739,000
2016-03-31 19,467,000 29,354,000
2017-03-31 19,631,000 31,923,000
2018-03-31 18,997,703 33,268,357
2019-03-31 23,650,366 39,649,532
2020-03-31 21,170,537 45,962,323
2021-03-31 18,798,000 38,624,000
2022-03-31 20,386,000 40,537,000
2023-03-31 23,453,506 41,656,037
Income and Spending
Funds and Reserves

Data on funds and reserves are only available for financial years where the charity's income was more than £500,000.

The Wolfson Foundation

GB-CHC-1156077

Charity people

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2023
£
2022
£
Employees 11 10
Employees paid more than £60,000 3 3
Volunteers - -
Trustees 11
Employees
Volunteers

Data on employees is only available for financial years where the charity's income was more than £500,000.

The Wolfson Foundation

GB-CHC-1156077

Statement of Financial Activities

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Statement of financial activities for year ended .

Based on information provided to the Charity Commission for England and Wales in the charity's annual return. This may not exactly match the figures and categories supplied in the charity's annual accounts.

2023
£m
2022
£m
Incoming resources
Donations and other voluntary income - -
Legacies - -
Endowments - -
Donations and legacies - -
Income from charitable activities - -
Income from other trading activities - -
Income from investments 23.5 20.4
Other income - -
Total 23.5 20.4
Expenditure
Investment management 2.1 1.8
Other spending on raising funds - -
Spending on raising funds 2.1 1.8
Grants to institutions 38.0 37.5
Other charitable activities 1.5 1.3
Charitable activities 39.6 38.8
Other spending 0.0 -
Total 41.7 40.5
Net income / (expenditure) (18.2) (20.2)

The Wolfson Foundation

GB-CHC-1156077

Balance sheet

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Balance sheet at .

Based on information provided to the Charity Commission for England and Wales in the charity's annual return. This may not exactly match the figures and categories supplied in the charity's annual accounts.

2023
£m
2022
£m
Fixed assets
Tangible and intangible assets 0.3 0.3
Investment assets 913.5 939.7
913.8 940.0
Current assets
Current investment assets 51.8 70.7
Cash 0.3 0.3
Other current assets 1.7 1.6
53.8 72.6
Creditors
Amounts falling due within one year (46.7) (41.1)
Net current assets 7.2 31.5
Total assets less current liabilities 921.0 971.5
Creditors
Amounts falling due after one year (39.1) (43.9)
Net assets 881.8 927.5
Funds
Endowment funds 881.8 927.5
Restricted funds - -
Unrestricted funds - -
881.8 927.5

The Wolfson Foundation

GB-CHC-1156077

Income from government

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According to data returned to the Charity Commission, this charity did not receive income from government grants or contracts in 2023 (the latest year with data available) or 2022.

The Wolfson Foundation

GB-CHC-1156077

Grants made

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Published data showsthis funder made 3,616 grants between June 2014 and December 2023.

View this organisation's 360Giving published grants on GrantNav.

2023 310 grants £35,103,048
2022 366 grants £38,119,416
2021 365 grants £37,763,541
2020 351 grants £35,755,070
2019 393 grants £43,598,019
2018 343 grants £37,624,700
2017 353 grants £31,450,060
2016 356 grants £30,342,300
2015 400 grants £28,093,288
2014 379 grants £31,178,456

Data source

Some grants data comes from funders who publish data using the 360Giving Data Standard. It was accessed using the 360Giving Datastore.

The Wolfson Foundation

GB-CHC-1156077

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