Foundation operating costs
Safeguarding framework for foundations
This framework is designed to help foundations to consider their own internal practices and integrate safeguarding within their funding cycle.
Supporting foundation staff resilience and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic
A list of resources and information to help support staff wellbeing and resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The pillars of stronger foundations
Tackling Grant Fraud
A guide to help foundations deter and detect fraud.
You might also be interested in this recording of 'Grant fraud: Current and future risks' - a webinar hosted in October 2021 by preventcharityfraud.org.uk and featuring ACF's head of policy and practice, Max Rutherford.
Serious incident reporting for foundations
This briefing summarises the regulatory regime for reporting serious incidents.
Cross-Funder Group on Safeguarding
Webinar Notes: Considering Your Approach
Safeguarding for foundations
Thinking through your approach
Firm Foundations: Setting your grant-making strategy
How to create a grant-making strategy that is right for the particular circumstances of your foundation.
Developing decision making processes and tools
Here we look at the different approaches to managing our application and decision making processes.
Assessing and selecting
Here we look at making a good assessment and using it to support grant decisions which are consistent and well informed.
Promoting our priorities and how to apply
How to promote our foundation’s programmes and priorities to potential applicants.
Good Practice Guide for Corporate Foundations
A guide for those interested in the establishment and ongoing effectiveness of corporate foundations.
Guidance for grant-making charities on SORPs 2015
This guidance highlights changes in the new charities SORP that are likely to be of specific interest to grant making foundations.
Funders’ Principles and Drivers of Good Impact Practice
This framework is designed to encourage good impact practice and to offer practical and useful guidance for funders.
For Good And Not For Keeps
How long-term charity investors approach spending on their charitable aims.
Spending Out - Making it Happen
This guide focusses on the practicalities of spending out and is targeted at foundations which have decided this is the path for them.
Good Practice for Corporate Foundations
This guide is written to assist both those already funding or operating a corporate foundation and those considering doing so.
Spending Out: learning lessons from time-limited grant-making
Provides guidance for trustees of charitable foundations which draws in particular on the experiences of foundations with a limited life span.
Tackling External Grant Fraud
Outlines the important role which trustees play in developing an anti-fraud culture within a grant-making trust.
27 and 28 November, central London
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Stronger Foundations case studies
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