Members’ Policy Forum

ACF's Members' Policy Forum is an initiative that aims to increase opportunities for all our members to engage directly with ACF’s policy work, raise issues of interest and concern, and regularly engage with policy-makers in government. Join here.

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Forthcoming event:

Webinar: Foundation collaboration in response to Covid-19

8 October 2020 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

This special event for ACF members will set out the key ingredients for effective foundation collaboration, drawing on lessons from the past, examples from the present and plans for the future. It will also provide members with a briefing on the new Funders' Collaborative Hub.

Previous events:

- Applying a racial justice lens to grant-making (with Lori Villarosa, CEO of the Philanthripic initiative for Racial Equity) 

- Preventing Child Sexual Exploitation policy landscape (with the Home Office and the London Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime)

- Engaging parliamentary Select Committees (with the Liaison Select Committee and the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology)

- Engaging the EU post-Brexit (with DCMS)

- Understanding Serious Incident Reporting (with the Charity Commission for England and Wales)

- Social Bridging Finance (with the Robertson Trust)

- Covid-19, racial disparity and foundations' response

Previous Members' Policy Forum bulletins


We invite members of the Forum to fill in this short survey (3 mins) on your current work and interests.


If you have any issues you'd like to raise with us or any questions about the Forum, please email

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