The Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) is the leading membership association for foundations and independent grant-makers in the UK. We strengthen trusts and foundations so they can rise to the challenges of our times. Our vision is diverse, vibrant and effective foundations, working together for social good.

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Upcoming events

Tackling poverty
network meeting

24 June

Funder Commitment on Climate
Change: progress report launch

25 June

Children and young people
network meeting

27 June

Violence against women
and girls network meeting

2 July

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The power of foundation endowments

Posted on 6/20/2024
Carol Mack, ACF’s chief executive, reflects on the benefits of foundation endowments, the independence they provide and their important contribution to civil society.


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