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Wolfson Foundation in London Annouces Large Grants Made in 1965

The Wolfson Foundation, established by the prominent Jewish philanthropist, Sir Isaac Wolfson, has awarded grants over the past 10 years totaling 9,750,000 pounds sterling ($27,300,000), according to a report by the Foundation issued here today.

Among the grants made during 1965, the report said, was one of 250,000 pounds ($700,000) for a new building for the Wolfson Institute of Experimental Biology at the Weizmann Institute of Cancer Researchin Rehovot and one of 100,000 pounds ($280,000) to provide basic equipment for the faculty of science of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Numerous smaller grants were made to Jewish colleges, old age homes and similar institutions in Britain and Israel.