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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've begun working with experts and supporters to create a library full of useful guides and advice. We're planning to triple the number of people we help by 2022 and to do that we're constantly looking at ways we can provide support. And we're working with our community more than ever - to create community stories, to recruit wonderful volunteers and to fund-raise. We're mainly funded by IET member's donations but we work independently of The IET. Check out all the ways we're working hard to make sure we've got your back.

social media fundraising

Getting started with social media fundraising

On this year's Social Media Giving Day, our Fundraising manager Fliss gives her top tips on how to get started with social media fundraising.

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simplify your day blog

Keep it simple! Three ways to simplify your day.

On National Simplicity Day, Eranta writes about the ways we can simplify our days and bring more intention and clarity into our working lives.

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Are you “not racist” or anti-racist? Here’s the difference.

In light of the invigorated Black Lives Matter movement, Kennedy is looking at some of the steps we can all take to combat racism.

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