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The impacts of Covid - a briefing for funders

ACF continues to support its members in responding to the pandemic. In this briefing, ACF's Director of External Affairs, Richard Hebditch, provides an overview of some of the impacts of the pandemic on the economy and society. He suggests questions that foundation staff can look at to help effectively plan their response to emerging issues for the foundation and those they work with.

26 October 2020 Read the full article

ACF publishes 10 Pillars of Stronger Practice for Chairs of foundations

ACF has today published a new report highlighting ten recommendations for ambitious practice that are of particular relevance to Chairs of foundation boards. 10 Pillars of Stronger Practice for Chairs of Foundations builds on the six thematic reports which emerged from ACF’s Stronger Foundations initiative, and marks the occasion of ACF’s annual event for foundation Chairs of trustees.

22 October 2020 Read the full article

Levelling up – what Danny Kruger’s report on civil society means for foundations

Danny Kruger’s report into maximising the role of civil society in contributing to the Government’s levelling up agenda has now been published. So what might it mean for foundations? In this blog, Richard Hebditch describes out the main thrust of the argument that Danny Kruger makes, some of the most relevant aspects for foundations and what’s missing from the report (including some thoughts on process).

7 October 2020 Read the full article

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