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Allison Crawford

Allison Crawford

Allison is driven by a determination to improve the lives of those supported by Inspiring Scotland.

With more than 20 years’ experience operating at an executive level within FTSE 50 organisations working across marketing, sales, strategy and operations, her professional expertise has helped the charities supported in the Autism Innovation & Development fund to improve their working practices and help more people.

Inspiring Scotland, and the organisations we work with, benefit from Allison’s people-centred approach, experience of delivering complex projects while always remaining focused on getting it right for people being supported.

Allison is a Trustee of Aberlour Childcare Trust and outside of work enjoys reading, films, tennis and cycling and spending time with my family.

allison@inspiringscotland.org.uk

How your professional expertise can make a difference
12.02.2020

How your professional expertise can make a difference

Did you know that Inspiring Scotland’s specialist volunteer opportunities enable you to use your skills and expertise for the greater good? Specialist Volunteer Executive Elaine Crichton explains how you can make a difference. Traditional volunteering roles aren’t for everyone – whilst many of us want to share our time and skills with charities and other

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New portfolio focused on understanding autism announced
16.12.2019

New portfolio focused on understanding autism announced

Nine charities offering a range of community and employment projects from around Scotland have been announced as recipients of almost £400,000 of  funding aimed at raising society’s understanding of autism. This fund aims to make employment and community participation more accessible and to help autistic people to live active and independent lives. The fund will

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Playing outside helps children to have a stake in their communities
29.11.2019

Playing outside helps children to have a stake in their communities

By Jill Fraser, Community Play Performance Advisor Community is an old and deeply human idea. It is about sharing; people sharing experiences, sharing places and sharing hopes. We gain a sense of community early in our lives. For children, playing is intrinsically linked to a burgeoning sense of belonging to a bigger group of people

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