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June 18th, 2020

The Blavatnik Family Foundation is supporting the fight against COVID-19 locally, nationally and around the world. [...]


March 2nd, 2021

The Blavatnik Family Foundation has been a proud supporter of the Blavatnik School of Government since 2010, when the School was founded at the University of Oxford as part of its Social Sciences Division. The School’s vision is to create “a world better led, a world better served and a world better governed”, through its commitment to improving the quality of government and policy making worldwide. The Blavatnik School prides itself in bringing deeply applied research and policy engagement to big global issues. Each year it releases a report describing its successes in combatting some of our world’s biggest governmental challenges.  [...]


February 26th, 2021

In the latest episode of the Read Smart podcast, host Razia Iqbal is joined by doctor, TV presenter, and previous Baillie Gifford Prize judge Alexander van Tulleken, and 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize longlisted author Madeleine Bunting. This episode explores health in 2021. Together, Razia and our two guests discuss the popularity of health memoirs and the growing appetite for information around public health and the social care system in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Read Smart Podcast is commissioned by The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction and is also generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation.  [...]


Warner Music Group Blavatnik Family Foundation Announce 100 Million Fund-PR-6-3-20

February 18th, 2021

As part of its ongoing mission to invest $100 million in organizations focused on achieving social justice, the Warner Music Group / Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund (WMG/BFF SJF) today announced its initial six grant recipients: Black Cultural Archives, Black Futures Lab, Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC), Howard University, REFORM Alliance and Rhythm & Blues Foundation. The WMG/BFF SJF was established in June 2020 in the wake of the brutal killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless other Black people. These horrific events heightened awareness about the ongoing systemic issues plaguing Black communities. The Fund serves as an acknowledgement of the contributions Black culture has made to the profitability of today’s music industry. [...]


Warner Music Group, Blavatnik Family Foundation Announce $100 Million Fund to Support the Music Community and Groups Promoting Social Justice
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