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Here you can access tools and resources, from programmes that support Black and Ethnic Minority led charities and social enterprises to become more financially resilient through to tools to get you started thinking about diversity and inclusion. 

Diverse Ambitions

Diverse Ambitions is a programme that supports Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) charities and social enterprises with practical support, knowledge and referrals to help them to grow, increase their social impact, raise investment and become more financially resilient. The programme is fully funded by Social Investment Business.

To find out more about the Diverse Ambitions programme click here

The Reach Fund 

The Reach Fund is a grant programme that helps charities and social enterprises raise investment. The programme is funded by Access – The Foundation for Social Investment and is open to organisations in England.

Social investors are often approached by charities and social enterprises who require extra support to raise investment. Through this programme, social investors can refer these organisations to the Reach Fund to apply for the support they need.

To find out more about The Reach Fund, click here

Resourcing Racial Justice

The Resourcing Racial Justice fund is a coalition of people of colour innovators, change-makers, activists and social leaders dedicated to social change. They have established a new UK-wide funding pool to support communities working towards racial justice. 

Keep up to date about the Resourcing Racial Justice fund here.

Boabab Foundation  

The Boabab Foundation will be launching in late 2021 and will open immediately for funding applications. Between January and July 2021, the foundation will be hosting conversations with Black and Ethnic Minority communities across the country to develop its strategy and make sure everyone’s voice is heard.

You can find out more about the Boabab Foundation here.

Digital tools to make your charity more inclusive

Charity Digital have rounded up a few key tools that can help you, click here to find out more. 

NCVO KNOW HOW

Useful tools and articles for those getting starting with equity, diversity and inclusion. 

  • Defining equity, diversity and inclusion 

  • Why this matters for voluntary organisations 

  • What do we know about inequality in the voluntary sector? 

  • Taking action on equity, diversity and inclusion

  • What are organisations in the voluntary sector doing about it?

To find out more, click here

NPC #WalkingTheTalk

NPC’s #WalkingTheTalk initiative is aimed at getting the sector talking more about how charities ‘do’ diversity and inclusion and what might be holding the sector back. 

You can go along to one of their debates and seminars or join the conversation and investigate the big issues together.

Find out more about NPC's Walking the Talk initiative, click here.

Spark and Co.

Spark and Co. is a community led organisation that supports racialised communities across the UK by providing information, education and opportunity. 

The online platform helps people to find resources, information and support to help navigate the covid-19 crisis. 

Find out about Spark and Co. and explore the resources hub here.

BAMER HUB 

A one stop shop for support for black and ethnic minority led organisations, providing support to help with resilience, growth and sustainability. 

Find out more, click here

Fearless Futures

Fearless Futures delivers transformative learning experiences for organisations. They focus on how systems of inequities produce unequal and harmful outcomes for marginalised groups.

Through in-person and virtual training programmes, speaking engagements and consultancy work, Fearless Futures support organisations inclusive design, building inclusive cultures and more. 

You can find out more about Fearless Futures here

The Other Box 

The Other Box is an award-winning company, educating and empowering people to work and live more inclusively. The organisation prides itself on being intersectional in our celebration and support of people of colour, and people from other underrepresented backgrounds. 

Find out more about their courses, from emotional intelligence to knowing your bias training here.