Manon Oliver, Trust and Foundation Fundraiser at Animals Asia, says that workplace obstacles for disabled people are many and varied, but that they need to have the courage to consider their biases and think about how necessary current work structures are.
Carol Akiwumi is the new Chair of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee at the Institute of Fundraising. She explains why, if you have a desire to help bring about much needed change, she wants you to join her on the Committee.
Last month the Institute of Fundraising and charity brap, which aims to transform the way we think about equality, delivered the first Change Collective workshop. Mickella Lewis-Purvis, Programme Manager at Teenage Cancer Trust, who attended the workshop, explains what she got out of the experience.
Sufina Ahmad reflects on her role as Chair of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion panel while the #ChangeCollective prepares to launch their new strategy at Fundraising Convention 2019.
As we publish our research 'Who isn't in the room? Equality, diversity and inclusion in the fundraising profession', Lizzie Ellis, IoF Policy and Information Officer, has taken a look at what the research shows, and doesn’t show, about the fundraising profession.
Peter Lewis, Chief Executive of the Institute of Fundraising, reflects on the HR Network and our #ChangeCollective movement – and acknowledges that it’s important that debates on this subject take place so that we can explore and continue to learn.
The Grant Giver’s Movement, which explores the best ways in which philanthropy can be used to advance social change, have been in discussions with the IoF on our shared objectives of increasing equality, diversity and inclusion within fundraising and grant-giving. The movement explains how and why they are pushing for this change.
Paul Amadi, Chief Supporter Officer at the British Red Cross and a member of the IoF's EDI panel, explains why he believes chartered status will promote fundraising as an inclusive, rewarding, and respected career choice.
Broadcaster June Sarpong explains why she thinks it is so important for fundraising, and the charity sector more widely, to be diverse.
Joyce Fraser explains why the fundraising sector needs the #ChangeCollective, and how the National Fundraising Awards are an opportunity for an equal, diverse and inclusive range of individuals and organisations to receive recognition.