26 November 2020
We support high-achieving state-funded secondary schools and sixth form colleges to improve the teaching of science, computer science, design & technology, art, languages, music and performing arts at GCSE and A-Level. Grants are generally awarded towards new builds, refurbishment and technical equipment.
This information does not apply to special schools, which should apply under our funding for special needs schools and colleges.
The school or college should meet all of the following criteria:
In assessing the excellence of a school or college we will also take into account its local context, including deprivation measures and previous Wolfson support in the same region within the last five years.
The project must cost at least £15,000 and also aim to produce one or more of the following outcomes:
Who can apply:
State-funded secondary schools and sixth form colleges
Location of applicant and project:
New build, refurbishment and technical equipment
Minimum grant amount:
Usual grant range:
£15,000 – £50,000 (equipment projects)
£15,000 – £100,000 (new build and refurbishment projects)
Match funding required:
If total project cost is >£1million, 50% match funding is required
If total project cost is between £50,000 and £1million, some matched funds are required
If total project cost is <£50,000, no match funding is required
June and December annually. Projects must not be completed before a funding decision is made
Wolfson funding programme:
Please see more information and how to apply HERE