The Charity Commission for England & Wales is currently consulting on their guidance on how charities can invest. This blog sets out our initial thinking.
We are also organising an event on 4 May for members to share their views before we submit our final response to the consultation (see blog for booking details).
27 April 2021 Read the full article
ACF has published the first progress report from signatories to the Funder Commitment on Climate Change. The report shows signatories are committed to addressing the challenge of climate change but that the impact of Covid-19 has put pressure on organisations’ climate work.
22 April 2021 Read the full article
ACF’s Stronger Foundations initiative aims to open challenging discussions about foundation practice and identify what it means to be a ‘stronger’ foundation. As part of the project, we have been publishing a series of blogs, articles and provocations from members and others offering their personal views on the initiative’s themes. This contribution is from Fraser Simpson, Associate General Counsel (Ethics, Governance & Compliance) at the Wellcome Trust.
21 April 2021 Read the full article
A letter from foundations to the Prime Minister in response to the publication of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report on racism in the UK.
19 April 2021 Read the full article
Research published by the ACF found that nearly all foundations are planning to maintain or increase spending on grants to civil society organisations in 2021 (86%), even though 40% are expecting a negative impact on their own finances.
13 April 2021 Read the full article
ACF’s Stronger Foundations initiative aims to open challenging discussions about foundation practice and identify what it means to be a ‘stronger’ foundation. This contribution from Dana Kohava Segal reflects on linguistic power dynamics in grant giving.
25 March 2021 Read the full article