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Celebrating resilience in the charity sector

Discussions with Catherine McLeod MBE, CEO of Dingley’s Promise.

In this podcast my charity guest Catherine McLeod MBE, Chief Executive Officer of Dingley’s Promise shares some positive strategies and tips the charity have adopted in the current climate as well as identifying internal and external challenges and how to overcome them. I also explore:

  • funding and donor behaviour
  • useful know-how from the Charity Commission
  • and celebrate some success stories of local charities and fundraising projects.

About Dingley’s Promise:

Dingley’s Promise is a UK registered charity that delivers life changing support to under 5s with additional needs and disabilities and their families by providing specialist learning through play, family support and training, and advice to mainstream settings. For more information, please visit

About Catherine:

Catherine is passionate about ensuring access and inclusion for people with disabilities, and since setting up her own charity in Sri Lanka in 2005 she has been in leadership roles. She has a Level 7 Certificate in Leadership and Management, and is a Trustee of Connect Reading and The British Sri Lankan Association.