On 4 November ACF’s Annual Conference hosted over 300 delegates convened around the theme of foundation independence.
Through plenary discussions, 14 break-out sessions and networking delegates were able to explore foundation independence; its implications, its power and its limitations. Thank you to all who made the day such a success, we look forward to next year.
Opening plenary: BEING INDEPENDENT
Speakers: Andrew Hind CB, Editor, Charity Finance; Barry Knight, Executive Director, Centris, & advisor of the Global Fund for Community Foundations; and Caroline Slocock, Director, Civil Exchange.
Afternoon plenary: BEING IN DEPENDENCE
Speakers: Kathy Evans, Chief Executive, Children England; Paul Streets OBE, Chief Executive, Lloyds Bank Foundation England & Wales; and Linbert Spencer, Trustee, Harpur Trust.
There were 14 break-out sessions held on the day, exploring a wide range of topics affecting foundations.
Take a look at the brochure:
Highlights from the day
Twitter represented another great success this year, with lively debate centred around #ACFconf. You can catch up with some of the highlights on our Storify.
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