Open & Inclusive Grant Making – Come together with local funders to learn more about developing your organisation’s approach and strategy.
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The session will be chaired by Tim Cutts, Executive Secretary of the Allen Lane Foundation and will run as follows:
- Rita Chadha, CEO of the Small Charities Coalition will share her insights on taking your organisation and your people on a DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion) journey
- Ben Cairns, Founder and Director of IVAR will take us through their new ‘open and trusting grant makers’ work, including how funders’ application and assessment processes can be more inclusive
- Group break-out session & comfort break
- In Conversation With… panel who will share their views on what the funding sector does well and not so well in relation to diversity and inclusivity, featuring Abdou Sidibe, Head of Regional Funding – Yorkshire and the Humber, the National Lottery Community Fund, Dorothy Hodgkinson, Development Officer at York-based Time To Be Out and George Pepper, Co-founder & CEO of Leeds-based Shift.ms