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BLOG: Why Volunteer In Your Local Community?

27 July 2021

Diane Wilson is the Senior Development Officer here at Impact Funding Partners. Her role is to oversee the management of all our funds which involves building relationships with stakeholders, developing new funds, evaluation of services and providing capacity building support to the third sector. In this piece Diane talks about her wealth of experience in the third sector, volunteering and how getting involved in your local community can do the world of good. 

I have volunteered in my local community for as long as I can remember. 

BLOG: Volunteering Is A Positive Destination

2 June 2021

Fiona Inglis has been a Development Officer with Impact Funding Partners since 2018 and is one of the lead Development Officers working on the Volunteering Support Fund. She strongly believes in promoting the positive aspects of working in partnership and the huge benefits volunteering can have. Here, she talks about her experiences and what volunteering means to her. 

I’ve been in various job roles over the last eight years now and have learned that ‘to volunteer’ can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people. This is perfectly OK.  

Blog - Tricia Imrie: The Re-Birth of A Fairer Future

3 February 2021

This weekend marks the second birthday of Impact Funding Partners!  

Having existed since 1986 in various forms, the re-launch of Impact Funding Partners in 2019 provided the perfect opportunity to re-affirm our commitment to the values of equality, openness, and authenticity. Values and visions which in the past year have never been more important.  

Guest Blog: GDA - Disabled Women & Domestic Violence

2 December 2020

On International Day of Disabled People, we are delighted to be part of the UN’s 16 days of action against gender-based violence, by taking this opportunity to highlight the strength and tenacity of disabled women, who make up over 60% of our membership, 50% of our board and who have held leading roles driving forwards human rights for all disabled people, since the organisation was founded in 2001 – and long before that as well!