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June 18th, 2020

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


October 15th, 2021

Today, live at Cheltenham Literature festival the shortlist for the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, was announced. The prize celebrates the best in non-fiction. The winner of the 2021 Baillie Gifford Prize will be announced at an event at the Science Museum, generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation, on Tuesday 16 November. This announcement will also be live-streamed on Facebook and YouTube channels. [...]


October 14th, 2021

The Blavatnik Family Foundation, known for supporting the arts, culture, and particularly the sciences, has made a $250,000 gift to Fordham University to be used toward STEM-related undergraduate research and financial aid. The funds will be distributed over the next four years beginning on Oct. 1. The foundation was established by Len Blavatnik, the Ukrainian-born, American-educated industrialist who holds dual citizenship in the United States and the United Kingdom. Through the foundation, Blavatnik has given more than $800 million to institutions around the globe. [...]


October 4th, 2021

The Courtauld Gallery, which sits in front of Somerset House and closed in September 2018 for refurbishment, has announced its reopening date for this November. During its closure, the gallery underwent a major transformation to restore its grandeur and create modern facilities, supported by £11 million from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and additional donations, including £10 million from philanthropists Sir Leonard and Lady Blavatnik. It’s now confirmed that the gallery will reopen on Friday 19th November 2021. [...]


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