Cardiff City FC Community Foundation, the official charity of Cardiff City Football Club has been awarded silver accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management.

Cardiff City FC Community Foundation are situated in Cardiff and employ 35 full-time staff as well as a network of volunteers. Founded in 2009, we use the unique appeal of Cardiff City FC to change lives, helping children, young people and families achieve their full potential and have worked with over 17,000 unique participants in the past year.

Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale.


Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Cardiff City FC Community Foundation, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. Cardiff City FC Community Foundation should be extremely proud of their achievement.”


Commenting on the award, Gavin Hawkey, Foundation Director said: “Achieving silver accreditation against the IIP standard is an important milestone on our people development journey. I’m particularly pleased that the report identified our shared understanding of our core purpose and our commitment to continuous improvement. I’d like to thank the whole team for their commitment to helping change lives across South Wales.”


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