Savannah Wisdom are delighted to announce that we have been nominated in the Best Business Partnership Category in the forthcoming Manchester Culture Awards 2021! Along with our fantastic partners, B&M Community Fund, HOME Manchester and Manchester City Council, we worked in collaboration to offer small grants to those Freelancers who work in cultural activities in […]
September saw a unique new five-day festival taking place in Manchester. Inspired by people and their stories, strength and creativity; Ripples of Hope was a wonderful celebration of the power of people to make change. An important topic at the Business and Investment Summit was the notion of regeneration for businesses and organisations, with Savannah Wisdom […]
In March and April this year, Savannah Wisdom provided one-off hardship grants to Creative Freelancers in Manchester who were ineligible for The Government Covid-19 recovery scheme. In the most difficult period for the arts in recent years, we were really concerned that many creatives would be lost to the city without it. Alongside project partners, […]
Savannah Wisdom helps create new fund for freelancers working in Manchester’s Arts and Culture sector
The new fund –The Cultural Sector Hardship Fund – launched on Monday 1st February, to support those working in the creative & cultural sectors who are facing financial hardship as a result of the pandemic. Along with partners, B&M Community Fund, the £500,000 is available in grants of £1,500 to individual freelancers based in Manchester. […]
Savannah Wisdom Foundation response to Covid-19: how we’ve helped some of those most in need in the past few months.
The adverse effect of the Pandemic to disadvantaged children and those suffering domestic abuse was well documented early in the crisis and urgent action was needed. The Savannah Wisdom Foundation were quick to understand these issues and proactive in offering help. In providing a donation to The Lord Mayors Fund we were able to help […]
Racial Justice & COVID-19 – new blog from The Beacon Collaborative including foreword from Savannah Wisdom CEO, Shalni Arora
Racism is suddenly and at last everyone’s business and acting against it everyone’s responsibility.
Savannah Wisdom was proud to support the launch of the Belong Network at an event attended by Lord Younger in Manchester on Thursday 10 October. Formerly The Cohesion and Integration Network, Belong CEO, Jo Broadwood, made the announcement at their first annual conference: Leading on Integration. The successful event was attended by over 100 individuals […]
Her Untapped Potential increases the skills and confidence of girls of South Asian heritage #DayoftheGirl
On International Day of the Girl 2019 Savannah Wisdom Foundation is pleased to share the results of its Her Untapped Potential programme Year One evaluation. The programme aims to include young British Asian women in growth strategies to support their greater work force participation and integration. The programme in Year One delivered an in-schools pilot during […]
Her Untapped Potential – Pilot & Report Brief Launched 8 March 2019, International Women’s Day #InternationalWomensDay
Savannah Wisdom Foundation launches on International Women’s Day 2019 a pilot scheme in Manchester schools to improve future employment opportunities for BAME girls.
New Cohesion and Integration Network SAVANNAH WISDOM IS PLEASED TO SUPPORT NEW COHESION AND INTEGRATION NETWORK (COIN) TO BUILD STRONGER COMMUNITIES A new £7 million fund to support trailblazing approaches to building more integrated communities in England was launched in July this year by Secretary of State for Communities Rt. Hon James Brokenshire MP. The […]