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

Latest income

£18,798,000 (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 best identifier for this organisation is GB-CHC-1156077 .

The Wolfson Foundation (this record)

Organisation record from Charity Commission for England and Wales
Last updated 2022-08-19

The Wolfson Foundation

Organisation record from Companies House
Last updated 2022-08-13

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

These tags are taken from a project to classify all UK charities using a common set of tags. The tags are applied using keyword searching, so may be incorrect for particular cases.

Visit charityclassification.org.uk for more information on the project. If you have any feedback on the classification system or how it has been applied there is a form on the project homepage.

  • Charitable activities CA » Grant making CA200

Theme (CCEW)

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

Beneficiaries (CCEW)

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

Activities (CCEW)

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

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

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 2021 (the latest year with data available) or 2020.

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.

2021
£m
2020
£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 18.8 21.2
Other income - -
Total 18.8 21.2
Expenditure
Investment management 1.6 1.6
Other spending on raising funds - 0.0
Spending on raising funds 1.6 1.6
Grants to institutions 35.7 43.0
Other charitable activities 1.3 1.4
Charitable activities 37.0 44.4
Other spending - -
Total 38.6 46.0
Net income / (expenditure) (19.8) (24.8)

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.

2021
£m
2020
£m
Fixed assets
Tangible and intangible assets - -
Investment assets 882.0 723.8
882.0 723.8
Current assets
Current investment assets 68.3 48.3
Cash 0.2 0.2
Other current assets 1.5 1.4
70.0 50.0
Creditors
Amounts falling due within one year -38 -38
Net current assets 31.7 12.1
Total assets less current liabilities 913.8 735.9
Creditors
Amounts falling due after one year -39 -47
Net assets 875.0 688.9
Funds
Endowment funds 875.0 688.9
Restricted funds - -
Unrestricted funds - -
875.0 688.9

The Wolfson Foundation

GB-CHC-1156077

Grants made

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Data published using the 360Giving Data Standard shows this funder made 2,921 grants between June 2014 and December 2021.

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2021 361 grants £37,763,541
2020 350 grants £35,755,070
2019 393 grants £43,598,019
2018 329 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

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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