Bringing Change to the Board – Inclusive Governance

This project was funded by National Lottery Community Fund and ran from July 2019 to May 2021
The aim is was to increase the number of people with a learning disability or autism who are company directors or charity trustees.
Here you will find a range of resources we have developed by delivering the project to 6 CVS organisations. Links to further information and examples of good practice to help your Board be inclusive and accessible.

Bringing change to the Board! – Inclusive Governance

 

Developing a Board that is accessible to everyone.

 

 

Bringing Change to the Board is a valuable project that gives leaders with lived experience the knowledge, skills and practice they need to become Directors and Trustees.  Making real and important decisions on organisational boards.

 

 

It offers organisational Boards a chance to reflect, make changes and build an inclusive culture.  Developing a Board which encourages and supports people with a learning disability and autistic people to lead the organisation.

 

 

“We believe there should be more Directors and Trustees with lived experience on organisation boards”.

 

 

Here you will find a range of resources we have developed by delivering the project to 6 CVS organisations. Links to further information and examples of good practice to help your Board be inclusive and accessible.

 

 

These are in the downloads at the side of the page

 

Final Evaluation Report

 

Jargon Buster

 

Organisation- Inclusive Governance checklist

 

Stop and Go – Speaking Up cards

 

Board Review Questions

 

Inclusion Checklist

 

Guide to producing Easy Read information

 

Workbook 1

 

Workbook 2

 

Workbook 3 – note this workbook has been updated on the 14.7.2021

 

 

“We need everyone on board to change the Board”

 

We can offer support to help develop this practice within your organisation.  Options include:

 

·        a full training course for people with lived experience, with additional support for the organisations Board.

 

·        a tailored offer, to meet specific needs through shorter focused joint sessions.

 

Please contact us info@inclusionnorth.org to discuss further.