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November 2015

DSC Social Change Awards 2015

Voting for this year’s Directory of Social Change (DSC) awards is now open. The DSC Social Change Awards are for all those working to achieve a positive change in society, including foundations and funders. Particular congratulations to the Pears Foundation who are nominated in the ‘Great Giving Funders Award’.

19 November 2015 Read the full article

Million Dollar Donors Report

The Coutts Million Dollar Donors Report 2015 has been published, showing a record number of $1million+ donations from the UK. The report tracks the number, size, and recipients of $1million+ donations given by individuals, foundations and corporations in the UK, USA, Russia, Middle East, China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

19 November 2015 Read the full article

ACF Annual Conference 2015

Many thanks to the attendees and participants in this year’s ACF conference on the theme of Independence, who combined to create a truly memorable day. Another sell-out event, the conference provided a lively, challenging and stimulating look at foundation autonomy and also the importance of inter-dependence and relationships

18 November 2015 Read the full article

Effective Endowment Management

Bookings are open for ACF’s popular series of three seminars on effective endowment management for foundation trustees, developed in collaboration with CCLA and now in its fifth year. Created with senior decision-makers in mind, the seminars will take place in the City of London on: 25 November, 8 December and 13 January. The series will equip trustees to deal confidently with the key issues involved in the governance and management of foundation endowments. Further details can be found in the enclosed brochure.

3 November 2015 Read the full article

ACF Trustee Board

At the close of nominations for vacancies on ACF’s Trustee Board, there were four nominations for the four vacant places, and accordingly those nominees will join the Board without there being a contested election this year.

3 November 2015 Read the full article

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