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General Purposes

Association of Charitable Foundations

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $10,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2006–December 31, 2010
  • Location London, United Kingdom
  • Geographic Focus United Kingdom

About this grant

This grant provides general purposes support to the Association of Charitable Foundations, a membership organization of over 300 grantmakers in the United Kingdom. The association offers a wide range of services and programs to support and enhance philanthropy, including conferences, publications, technical assistance and networking. Accomplishments in 2005 include representing the interests of trusts and foundations; enhancing members’ knowledge by organizing nine training events; publishing a quarterly magazine, “Trust & Foundation News”, and a monthly newsletter, “Funders News”; and encouraging the development of new grantmaking foundations in the United Kingdom.