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Your Foothold is here
(The IET Benevolent fund)

Funded by engineers for engineers - your Foothold is here.

All the ways your Foothold is here for you

Foothold is a small organisation but we have big plans. We're expanding the number of partners we work with to help increase the varied support we offer. We're constantly looking at ways we can provide support. And we're working with our community more than ever — to create community stories, recruit wonderful volunteers and fundraise. Check out all the ways we're working hard to make sure we've got your back.

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“Making a meaningful and enduring difference” – your impact in 2022-23

Our CEO Jane shares her thoughts on how your support helped us make a real difference for engineers and their families around the world.

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From struggling graduate to thriving role model: my neurodiversity story

Award winning engineer Martin shares his inspirational story of overcoming challenges in a neurotypical world.

Important conversations: Let’s talk about bullying

Our recent webinar guest speaker Jonathan Wilson retired early due to a traumatic experience of workplace bullying. This is his story.