Funding practices resources

 

 2021-2019  2018-2016  2015-2008

 

2021-2019

Safeguarding framework for foundations
This framework is designed to help foundations to consider their own internal practices and integrate safeguarding within their funding cycle.

March 2021

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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.

January 2021

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Funding practices
The pillars of stronger foundations 

August 2020

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Tackling Grant Fraud
A guide to help foundations deter and detect fraud.

May 2020

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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.

December 2019

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Cross-Funder Group on Safeguarding
Webinar Notes: Considering Your Approach

February 2019

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2018-2016

Safeguarding for foundations
Thinking through your approach 

June 2018

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Firm Foundations: Setting your grant-making strategy
How to create a grant-making strategy that is right for the particular circumstances of your foundation.

 

November 2017

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Developing decision making processes and tools
Here we look at the different approaches to managing our application and decision making processes.

November 2017

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Assessing and selecting
Here we look at making a good assessment and using it to support grant decisions which are consistent and well informed.

November 2017

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Promoting our priorities and how to apply
How to promote our foundation’s programmes and priorities to potential applicants.

November 2017

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Good Practice Guide for Corporate Foundations
A guide for those interested in the establishment and ongoing effectiveness of corporate foundations.

November 2016

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2015-2008

 

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.

April 2015

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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.

June 2013

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For Good And Not For Keeps
How long-term charity investors approach spending on their charitable aims.

February 2013

 

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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.

October 2012

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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.

September 2010

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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.

February 2010

 

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Tackling External Grant Fraud
Outlines the important role which trustees play in developing an anti-fraud culture within a grant-making trust.

December 2008

 

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