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Social Economy for the Full Inclusion of People with Disabilities : Best Practice Guide

December 1, 2020

This publication aims to raise awareness and promote the potential of European social economy enterprises and organisations in the inclusion of people with disabilities by sharing good practices which look at: employment, training and education, services and accessibility.The content of this guide is based on information and expertise provided and gathered by members of the Social Economy and Disability Working Group (SE&D)  through consultation with the Social Economy Europe (SEE) member organisations and partners, as well as other relevant stakeholders in the field.

Making the Future of Work Inclusive of People with Disabilities

November 1, 2019

A joint publication by Fundación ONCE and the ILO Global Business and Disability Network, developed within the framework of Disability Hub Europe, a project led by Fundación ONCE and co-funded by the European Social Fund.This publication aims to contribute to the visibility of persons with disabilities in the debates about the future of work. It should also provide elements to ensure that the professionals who are committed to promoting the employment of persons with disabilities have a better understanding of how to constantly adapt their own work. Based on the core work of the lead contributors, it has been developed in a participative manner, conducting consultations with key experts, mentioned in the acknowledgements section.

Institutional Philanthropy: A Focus On Disability

June 1, 2017

In the context of the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), the European Foundation Centre undertook a survey of its members and other institutional philanthropy actors who are funding, supporting, advocating, and partnering to advance the situation of people with disabilities in Europe and beyond, including those with disabilities related to ageing.This publication summarises the survey results which provide an up-to-date picture of EFC members and other funders active in the field of disability, whether it is part of their core mission or just one of their fields of action, and an insight to better understand their practices. The survey results are based on input from 34 philanthropic organisations. Data supplied refers to the year 2015 unless otherwise specified.The report comprises two parts:Part 1: A profile of this sample of disability funders, addressing in particular who they are, their main area(s) of focus, who they support, how they work, and if they cooperate and why.Part 2: A snapshot of 24 initiatives and projects supported by these organisations to illustrate some of their disability-related work, outlining their approach and achievements, as well as some challenges and learnings.This publication was produced with the support of the EFC's Disability Thematic Network (DTN). Network members include: King Baudouin Foundation, Essl Foundation, Fundacion Once, Fondazione Bianca del Monte di Lucca, Genio, Karuna Foundation, Light for the world, and Sabanci Vakfi.

Creating an Inclusive Society: Mainstreaming Disability: Based On the Social Economy Example

January 1, 2007

This guide is aimed at raising awareness and promoting the integration of people with disabilities in the workforce. It promotes disability mainstreaming in society as a whole and in Social Economy enterprises and organisations in particular. Cases of Social Economy enterprises and organisations are presented to illustrate how simple measures can improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities, helping gain a disability perspective in any type of enterprise.

Funding Vocational Training and Employment for People with Disabilities: Guidelines for Good Grant-Making Practice

January 1, 2003

Fundación ONCE, the EFC Orpheus Programme and the European Disability Forum have determined the present set of guidelines for good grantmaking practice for independent funders to make a difference in ensuring equal opportunities for training and employment for people with disabilities.