Working for Racial Harmony Through Sport
The aims and objectives of the Foundation are to celebrate the achievements and memory of Arthur Wharton, the world’s first black professional footballer and a hugely talented sportsman across many other disciplines.
This celebration of Arthur’s magnificent achievements is being kick started by the raising of funds to erect a memorial statue.
But that is only the beginning of a much longer term set of aims.
This symbolic statue and hence Arthur’s name and image will become highly visible beacons for the promotion of racial harmony, equality, diversity and sporting opportunity by means of:
The Arthur Wharton Foundation gives talks to schools and sport clubs around the country.
If you wish to arrange a talk please use our Contact page