Investment and social investment resources

Investment resources

ACF hosts a number of investment learning programme events which provide an opportunity for contact, discussion and learning between trusts and foundations across the UK and with ACF’s Official Partners.

Videos of previous events are now available to view, and individuals can sign up to attend our bi-annual Investment Seminars.

ACF response on CCEW investment guidance







Charity Commission for England and Wales’ consultation on charity responsible investment guidance

A response from the Association of Charitable Foundations

May 2021

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Investments are our super-power

Alliance magazine special feature

September 2020

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Intentional investing

Whether and how to develop a charity's investment strategy with its values and aims in mind.

May 2015

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Investment - The pillars of stronger foundation practice








The pillars of stronger foundation practice.

July 2020





What’s in a definition?


May 2020




For Good And Not For Keeps

How long-term charity investors approach spending on their charitable aims.

May 2015

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Social investment

The Social Impact Investors Group (SIIG) exists to help foundations currently undertaking or interesting in making social investments.
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Foundations with established social investment programmes include:


Engagement in the social investment market

This research is the result of informed contributions from a wide number of people involved in trusts and foundations and social investment.

October 2013

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