Transforming Skills Education for schools in the Greater Manchester area
Savannah Wisdom is delighted to continue to offer our support to The Skills Builder Partnership that aims is to provide the essential skills that all of society needs to build for a successful and fulfilling life. The partnership research shows that these skills are directly correlated with higher grades, higher self-efficacy, higher aspirations and higher […]
Northern Health Science Alliance nomination
Shalni Arora has been recognised for her contribution to Innovation in the North and listed on the NHSA North Innovation Women 2022/23 list.
Manchester Culture Awards 2021
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 […]
Savannah Wisdom at new Ripples of Hope Festival
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 […]
Support for Cultural Hardship Fund & new Manchester initiative HOMEground
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.
Belong Network launched
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 […]