ROUNDUP OF 2016 – WHAT A YEAR!

We couldn’t finish off the year without some sort of roundup of what went down in 2016, which suffice to say was A LOT. We basically lost our shizzle one way or another with everything that used to be expected and certain becoming the complete opposite. But there’s nothing like a good shake up to…

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FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT TO HELP MORE YOUNG PEOPLE ACHIEVE THEIR GREATNESS!

We’re absolutely delighted to announce that the Abram Wilson Foundation has been awarded two generous grants – £10,000 from BBC Children In Need and £10,000 from the Ernest Cook Trust. These grants will fund the second pilot of our Achieve Your Greatness school programme at Corelli College and Plumstead Manor in Greenwich starting this October…

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WATES FOUNDATION £10,000 GRANT

Ten days ago, one of my favourite writers, communicators, speakers, marketeers, idea makers, and all round champion of the good stuff, Seth Godin posted a blog about a different kind of Thanksgiving, one that celebrated two things: “The people in our lives who give us the support and love we need to make a difference,…

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ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS HIGHLIGHTS

Between January and February 2015 we successfully realised our first Achieve Your Greatness pilot schools project in two secondary schools in the borough of Greenwich. It was aimed at 40 young people between 11 – 13 years with a special focus on children who have been identified as lacking in confidence, suffering from bullying, experiencing…

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PRS FOR MUSIC FOUNDATION GRANT

In case you missed the tweet, the PRS for Music Foundation have awarded the Abram Wilson Foundation with £2,000 towards the Philippa Project. “We are delighted to be supporting the Abram Wilson Foundation with The Philippa Project. We were excited to see a proposal that wanted to combine contemporary jazz music with theatre, and support…

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£10,000 GRANT FOR THE PHILIPPA PROJECT FROM JERWOOD CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

“I’m delighted to be able to announce that the Trustees of the Jerwood Charitable Foundation have agreed to support the Philippa Project with our first grant of £10,000.  The grant will go towards our next research and development period in December this year where our writer and director, Pia Furtado will have the opportunity to work…

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PASSION IN SPADES BY GEORGINA BROWN

I’d like to introduce you to Georgina Brown, our lovely pro bono fundraiser who we recruited about three months ago thanks to the amazing Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Consortium, funded by Arts Council England. They enabled George to successfully secure a full-time graduate position in the fundraising team of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra for a year. As part of her…

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