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
ACF and the Funder Safeguarding Collaborative (FSC) have launched a new safeguarding framework, updating the one first developed by ACF in 2018. The revised framework incorporates new regulatory guidance from across the UK and research conducted by FSC with foundations to identify positive funder safeguarding practices.
24 March 2021 Read the full article
ACF responds to Government plans to implement the Law Commission recommendations on technical changes to charity law to reduce some of the unnecessary burdens on charities.
22 March 2021 Read the full article
The Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) is delighted to announce that Jim Cooke has been appointed as the first Head of the Funders’ Collaborative Hub, to lead the Hub’s work throughout 2021.
8 February 2021 Read the full article