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IDiF’s mission is to increase equitable access to institutional capital and pave the way for a more inclusive financial ecosystem.

We are a Collective of 1,000+ Change-makers, Innovators, and Leaders

We Facilitate the Implementation of Measurable and Impactful DEI Strategies

We are a Trusted Hub for Collaboration and Amplification

We activate our mission by focusing on two primary efforts:

Education and Awareness

IDiF Convenings

 

Insight to Action Platform

 

Associate Board Development

Action and Alliances

Curated Introductions

 

Coalition Building

 

Corporate and In-Kind Partnerships

Initiatives

Key Programmatic Initiatives

Community Convenings

Our monthly “Fireside Chats” bring thought leaders, practitioners and experts together for open and curated discussions providing insight about the financial services industry and what it takes to create systemic change. See all of our past Convenings here.

Insight to Action Platform

Through data collection our “Insight to Action” platform, IDiF is a growing hub for relevant resources, toolkits, research, and strategies to inform DEI initiatives. Learn more about the Insight to Action platform, progress and timeline.

Associate Board Development

IDiF’s 12-person Associate Board brings together rising professionals from the sector, giving them a platform and opportunities for transformational executive leadership cultivation.

Our Values

Inclusivity
We bring a diversity of thought and experience around the table. We approach each challenge from a human-first perspective, bridging the gap between macro-economic and behavioral factors to build sound economic solutions.

Optimism
We believe change is possible and necessary. We align with a clear intention to evolve the current financial system toward a more equitable and efficient reality.

Transparency
We emphasize open-source scientific discovery and community-building to create research that welcomes scrutiny and is designed to evolve.

Creativity
We know that the best innovation is collaborative and combinatorial. We leverage diverse stakeholders to connect ideas in new ways.

Accountability
We hold ourselves and market participants accountable to clear principles and measurable goals.

Curiosity
We prefer open questions to final answers and combine intellectual honesty with empathy.

Become a Champion

As a non-member organization, we are fully supported by generous philanthropic donations from our Champions and In-Kind Partners. 

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