#InvestinWomenChangemakers Festival & Fund

by FlourishCIC in Manchester, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 24th April 2018 we successfully raised £10,627 with 102 supporters in 49 days

We know Women are key to positive social change, yet often lack assets & influence. Help us address this via seedfunding, support & events!

by FlourishCIC in Manchester, England, United Kingdom


Eve Holt 24th April 2018

Here is to the continued flourishing of women change-makers across Greater Manchester. And #longlivetheDivalution!

Carol Ann Whitehead - The Zebra Partnership 22nd April 2018

"The rainbow in someone's cloud" Maya Angelou The Zebra Partnership co-founder and director, Carol Ann Whitehead, has been an advocate for women's rights in all areas for many years, they call it 'Dazzle' the name for a group of Zebras. They've also been supporting Women Supporting Social Enterprise and now Flourish right from the start. Carol Ann can't wait to be part of the 'Invest in Women Change Maker Festival' "Surround yourself with dreamers and doers, the believers and thinkers but most of all surround yourself with those who see greatness within you, even when you don't see it yourself"

FlourishCIC 20th April 2018

Epic thank you to Andrew Baird and the team at Manchester Metropolitan University for the pledge that takes us over our £10,000 Target!!!!!! Stretch target and amazing support and investment for Women Changemakers and communities her we come.....

Luen Thompson 20th April 2018

Having experienced one of Flourish's events, I am delighted to get behind this crowd fund idea to support the amazing ideas from inception to fruition contributed by women change makers in the NW. I wish I could give more, but hope to engage in other ways too.

FlourishCIC 17th April 2018

Our first online Handbags and Gladrags sale raised £95! Thanks to those shopaholics and bargain hunters out there who bought from our #Buysocial ebay store https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/flourishcic more bargains coming this weekend (20th - 22nd April 2018) !!

FlourishCIC 17th April 2018

We can't wait to develop a joint social innovation and social change event for women changemakers across Greater Manchester with Federation House! Huge thanks to Rebecca Rae-Evans and the team for your training & consultancy purchase and pledge.

FlourishCIC 17th April 2018

HUGE thanks to flourish mentor and beneficiary of some of our events Natasha Boojihawon, for her pledge to #InvestinWomen Changemakers! See you soon

Fee Chandler 12th April 2018

Small changes make a big difference :) Love the ideas, love the energy and love to see women standing up and inspiring each other! Go girls! :)

FlourishCIC 10th April 2018

Huge thanks to Manchester Enterprise Centre for pledging into our campaign to run a student inspiration session - looking at the importance of understanding your values and how to make a difference through future career paths and venture development

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

A big THANK YOU

For donating to our campaign we will email you a big thank you. Leave us a message with your twitter handle and we will follow you tweet you and thank you via social media too!

£10 or more

12 of 50 claimed

She is a Changemaker - Flourish Totebag

Get your hands on our limited edition eco tote bag! 100% organic cotton and perfect for carrying shopping or those extra bits to meetings. There is one size and colour option (black) with our pink flourish branding on one side and "She is a Changemaker" on the back.

£15 or more

Ticket to a Lunch with event....

This buys you a ticket to attend one of our popular 'Lunch with....' events. There will be several over the year for you to choose. This is your chance to come and have lunch with a successful scaling social entrepreneur, innovator or leader and learn tips, tricks, gain insights and be inspired. Speakers have included Rose Marley - CEO Sharp Futures, Corin Bell - Real Jun Food, Karen Anderson - Great 4 Good

£15 or more

Gift a Ticket to a' Lunch with...' event

This option gifts a ticket for a woman from our network to attend one of our popular 'Lunch with....' events. You can buy it for a friend, or we can donate it to a member of the network who would otherwise struggle to cover the cost to attend. This covers a 2 hour lunch with a successful scaling social entrepreneur, innovator or leader and learn tips, tricks, gain insights and be inspired.

£15 or more

Soap for the Future gift package

This buys you a hand crafted gift including luxury soap and lip balm, locally manufactured by one of our mentees and ventures we are supporting - Soap for the Future. These beautiful ethically made products look and smell good enough to eat, using natural ingredients and essential oils and leave your skin feeling super soft! inc. post & packaging

£20 or more

Delicious Meal for 2 at Real Junk Food

With their motto as 'Feed bellies not bins', saving foodwaste from land fill, you'll be treated to the creative and culinary delights of one of Manchester's most exciting new restaurants and all the better it's a Social Enterprise we've been supporting!! *Ts & Cs apply and drinks not included.

£35 or more

Moeloco Flip Flops - shoes that change lives!

These beautiful, unique flipflops leave inspiring messages in the sand and for every pair bought a pair of school shoes is gifted to a deprived child in a developing country. Developed by women led social enterprise Moeloco you can see more here: https://www.moeloco.com/ . If you purchase this option - we will be in touch in April at the end of our campaign to see which design choice you would like and to check your shoe size!

£250 or more

Women Changemaker Festival - sponsorship package1

Be a partner in our forthcoming Women Changemaker Festival event! This option buys you visible presence at an event eg. place for a stand/banner, your logo on our festival marketing materials and inclusion in our social media campaigns

£500 or more

Women Changemaker Festival - sponsorship package2

Be a partner in our forthcoming Women Changemaker Festival event! This option brings you on board as a co-design partner giving you - visible presence at an event eg. place for a stand/banner, - your logo on our festival marketing materials and inclusion in our social media campaigns - plus opportunities to co-design the agenda and the option to lead a workshop or activity

£500 or more

Flourish Training & Consultancy package

Planning, delivery and follow up of a half day event on a specialist theme of your choice for up to 30 people. Typical themes include: Social Enterprise, Innovation and Leadership, Women Changemakers and Leadership, Mentor programme diversification and training, Supporting social entrepreneurs and changemakers effectively or a venture support theme eg. Intro to Social Enterprise, Legal Structures and Governance, Social Value, Income Generation

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