About us

Micro Rainbow International Foundation (MRIF) is a charity registered with the Charity Commission in October 2016. MRIF's vision is to contribute to a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people can achieve their full potential and have equal access to employment, training, education, financial services, healthcare, housing, places of faith, and public places and services.

Our strategic objectives

  1. the promotion of social inclusion amongst LGBTI people by preventing them from becoming socially excluded and relieving the needs of those who are;
  2. the promotion of equality and diversity by:
    • the elimination of discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status;
    • advancing education and raising awareness in equality and diversity; and
    • conducting and commissioning research on equality and diversity issues in relation to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people and publishing the results.

What we do

Micro Rainbow International Foundation is a newly established charity. For the period 2017-2019, the trustees will prioritise:
  • fundraising;
  • conducting or commissioning research on equality and diversity issues in relation to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people and publishing the results;
  • activities that promote social inclusion amongst LGBTI people. This may include relieving the needs of LGBTI people in poverty by providing them with financial resources. However, please note that the foundation has limited resources and that it cannot respond to unsolicited requests for support.
See support services offered to LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees in the UK in partnership with Micro Rainbow International

Trustees

Sebastian Rocca
Sebastian Rocca

Chair

Blessing Braimah
Blessing Braimah

Trustee

    Francesco De Matteis
    Francesco De Matteis

    Trustee

    Lee Casonato
    Lee Casonato

    Trustee

    Patience Onaghino
    Patience Onaghino

    Trustee