Stonewall Diversity Champions scheme year 2022-23:FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

  • Was your organisation a member of the Stonewall Diversity Champions scheme in the financial year 2022-23? 
  • What was the membership fee given to Stonewall as part of their Diversity Champions programme in 2022-23 by your organisation
  • Is your organisation currently a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme?
  • What additional monies have been given to Stonewall in 2022-23? Specifically, this incorporates:
  • Events/conferences (where, for example, your organisation has purchased tickets to attend or entered raffles or auctions organised by Stonewall). Please name any events/conferences that your organisation attended and the date attended.
  • Other programmes (such as LGBT Leadership programme, LGBT Role Model programme, Ally and/or Trans Ally programmes, as well as Train the Trainer programmes etc). 


The answer to your questions are below.

Scottish Government was a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme during the financial year 2022-2023.

The membership fee given to Stonewall was £3000 covering the period 01/02/2022-31/01/2023 and £3090 which covers the period 01/02/2023-31/01/2024.

Scottish Government is currently a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme.

A further £7,944 was paid to Stonewall across 2022-2023 for other programmes. These programmes consisted of training sessions focused on: Trans Awareness, Bi-sexual inclusion, and Allyship.

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