Arts Council Funding Award for Building Foundations Project
Local Organisation SV²G has been granted funds from Arts Council England to continue the development of their work within the community. The project “Building Foundations” has enabled the organisation to run the first National School of Steelpans for accreditation and an examination purposes. SV²G will further the development to facilitate new creative development opportunities for and with young people into further education and employment. The organisation encourages participation and volunteering to all members in the community with thier current projects.
“We are very fortunate to have received further funding to enable us to continue our work from the Arts Council and also grateful to have Wycombe District Council, ArtReach, the Associated board for the Royal School of Muisc and the University of the West Indies in partnership with this project.” Jacqueline Roberts – SV²G Chairman
You can see the organisation showcase its work at the Wycombe Community Festival this year on 23rd July 2011 at the Rye. The Festival is in partnership with Wycombe District Council & SV2G that is part of the London 2012 Open Weekend celebration for the Olympic & Parlympic Games.
As a registered charity, we offer a range of creative diversionary projects and programmes that empower and develop young people, families and the wider communities. Our programmes bring communities together to promote social inclusion and make a difference to people’s lives, with a range of innovative and exciting projects that help develop awareness of and celebrate African Caribbean heritage and culture. Find out how you can help support SV2G.