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Messages from our in-coming and out-going lead executives: A message from Thrisha Haldar, our new Trust Executive: I’m honoured to be taking up the role of Lead Executive at Indigo at a time when the stakes could not be higher for philanthropy. The global pandemic, widespread erosion of democracy, persistent and systemic racism, the climate […]

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A new and expanded version of the Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) survey has officially launched, following extensive development and testing with leading eye health sector organisations. RAAB7 is delivered digitally using bespoke technology and enables faster, more accurate and more insightful data collection and analysis for effective eye health planning. Alongside the launch […]

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Rosa, the grantmaking charity that funds grassroots women’s organisations working to make the UK a fairer, safer place for women and girls, has launched the Rise Fund. This new fund will invest in the future of Black and minoritised-led women’s and girls’ organisations across the UK. Indigo is supporting the new fund, alongside other funders […]

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Indigo has recently awarded £250,000 in grants to three organisations working to prevent and reduce child sexual abuse (CSA) in the UK. These grants will support the Lucy Faithfull Foundation, Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse (CSA Centre) and Marie Collins Foundation. The scale of the problem is vast and increasing, although organisations that […]

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A new report published today highlights the immense economic benefits and cost savings that come from the provision of free legal advice: New economic research shows that Treasury would save over £4bn next year alone by supporting free legal advice for the most vulnerable Modelling shows that this will result in a further 235,000 people […]

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Earlier this summer, the UK Government announced plans to make important court and tribunal judgments available via The National Archives for the first time. This is a significant step in bringing greater transparency and efficiency to the justice system both in the UK and overseas where UK case law and precedent plays an important role. […]

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Funders for Race Equality Alliance, in conjunction with the Ubele Initiative and Future Foundations UK, have released a quantitative report into the emergency funding of the UK Black and Minority voluntary community sector (VCS) during the pandemic. The full report is available here. The report examines various emergency funds set up in 2020 designed to […]

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Last year, we announced a series of grants aimed at supporting Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities that have been hit disproportionately hard by the ongoing pandemic. Following on from that initial round of funding we have recently made a further series of grants in this space. As usual, details of all our grants can […]

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We are delighted that our Founder and Trustee, Fran Perrin, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in recognition of her charitable services, particularly in response to the coronavirus emergency, and also for setting up and driving 360Giving, of which Fran is Founder and Chair. You can read more about the Indigo […]

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According to the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) ‘people from a Black ethnic background are at a greater risk of death involving COVID-19 than all other ethnic groups… Significant differences also remain for Bangladeshi, Pakistani and Indian men’. Differences in the impact of Covid on ethnic groups in the UK have been widely reported […]

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