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Members' Policy Forum - Foundations and inflation
Inflation seems set to be with us for some time yet with impacts on people, grantees and funders themselves. This Members’ Policy Forum event will hear from speakers talking about the impact of inflation and the cost of living, while providing an opportunity for members to discuss their approaches to this issue

When: August 16, 2022
Online strategy workshop
ACF is reviewing its strategy to set a course for the next five years. Come along to this member-only online meeting to feedback on a draft of our future ambition and goals, represent your foundation and shape ACF’s future.

When: August 18, 2022
Violence against women and girls' network meeting
Convenors: Louise Telford and Anna Jarvis

When: September 14, 2022
Corporate foundations network meeting
This meeting of the Corporate foundations network will explore employee engagement. Convenor: Kay Cameron

When: September 14, 2022
Grant-making and the law
This event will interest Trustees and staff of trusts and foundations who want to gain a basic knowledge of the law as it affects grant making.

When: September 15, 2022
SIIG: setting up and resourcing foundation social investment
Hear from foundations, including Andrews Charitable Trust and Dunhill Medical Trust, about how they set up their programme, decisions about pursuing programme-related or mixed-motive investing, developing an investment policy and trustee involvement. Plus the practicalities of resourcing a programme – staffing, making investments, and accessing external financial or legal support.

When: September 15, 2022
Reading applicants' accounts
This essential and popular introductory course gives grant-makers an understanding of applicants' statutory accounts and the legal accounting framework of which they are a part.

When: September 21, 2022
Smaller funders' network meeting
Convenors: Hazel Capper and Johanna Tompsett

When: September 22, 2022
2022 ACF salary and benefits benchmarking report launch
Please join us for this timely and essential event for senior leaders as we share the latest findings from our recent salary and benefits survey, completed by over 135 trusts and foundations.

When: September 29, 2022
SIIG members networking lunch - York
A chance to connect with fellow SIIG members in person – meet old friends and new joiners – share your foundation’s social investment journey and hear from others. Attendees will include representatives from Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Friends Provident Foundation and National Lottery Community Fund.

When: October 5, 2022
SIIG Market Information Day
Market information days are run to educate attendees about the social impact investment landscape and opportunities from social impact funds, charities and social ventures. Market information days are mutually supportive with a focus on learning; newer investors learn from the questions posed by their more experienced peers, and those presenting are able to benefit from feedback on their ideas. The Social Impact Investors Group (SIIG) does not go further than providing a means for... Details
When: October 18, 2022
An evening for chairs of trusts and foundations
A fantastic opportunity for chairs of charitable trusts and foundations to meet up in person for an evening of stimulating discussion focused on climate change.

When: October 18, 2022
Annual conference 2022
Join us in person at the UK’s biggest trust and foundation event of the year. In the wake of a damaging global pandemic, the continued climate crisis and rising levels of inequality, what does effective, ambitious and courageous foundation leadership look like? The conference is an unbeatable opportunity for leaders and future leaders, from foundations small and large, to connect and be inspired. Hear from thought-provoking speakers as, together, we consider what effective, ambitious ... Details
When: November 15, 2022