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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, 2011–December 31, 2015
  • Location London, United Kingdom
  • Geographic Focus United Kingdom

About this grant

This grant supports the Association of Charitable Foundations, a membership organization of over 300 grantmakers in the United Kingdom. The association will continue to offer a wide range of services and programs to support and enhance philanthropy, including conferences, publications, technical assistance, and networking. Accomplishments during 2006-2010 include increasing attendance among members at regular seminars, annual conferences, and special events; successfully representing the interests of trusts and foundations vis-à-vis key pieces of legislation; publishing a quarterly magazine, “Trust & Foundation News”, and a monthly newsletter, “Funders News”; and supporting ongoing member collaborations, such as the Woburn Place Collaborative and the Intelligent Funding Forum.