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This page shows the events that Association of Charitable Foundations is currently planning and are available for booking.

Available Events:


Operational support network

Tuesday, 04 September 2018, 11:00 - Tuesday, 04 September 2018, 13:30

At this meeting we will explore different safeguarding scenarios, discussing our worries and pulling out key practical steps to take in those and similar situations. It will also be an opportunity to draw on the experiences of both the speaker and partici

Prices: ACF member - £20.00 (only 1 ACF member tickets left!)

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

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Monitoring & evaluation network - Commissioning an external evaluation

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 11:00 - Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 13:00

In this practical seminar, we will explore issues for funders in working with external evaluators and hear from two expert speakers about their experience, with a focus on the funder-evaluator relationship.

Prices: ACF member - £20.00 (only 5 ACF member tickets left!)

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

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The challenges and opportunities of foundation leadership

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 12:30 - Thursday, 13 September 2018, 14:30

The role of a foundation director or CEO is unlike any other in the charitable sector. This seminar offers an opportunity to reflect upon it with others facing the same issues.

Prices: Non-member - £62.00 (only 3 Non-member tickets left!); ACF member - £42.00 (only 3 ACF member tickets left!)

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

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Selecting a new grant management system: options and approach

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 11:00 - Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 15:00

This event is fully booked. Email admin@acf.org.uk if you wish to be placed on the waiting list.

Prices: Non-member - £62.00; ACF member - £42.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

Map: Click here for a map (opens a new window).

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‘Strengthening probation, building confidence’ consultation - a Ministry of Justice engagement session for foundations

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 10:00 - Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 12:00

Following an overview of the consultation and the proposals, the majority of the meeting will be an opportunity for foundations to ask questions and contribute their views about probation practice, both generally and in relation to some of the key areas of the proposals.

Prices: ACF member - Free (only 4 ACF member tickets left!)

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Criminal justice network

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 14:30 - Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 16:30

In light of the Government’s published “Female Offender Strategy” as well as recently announced changes to the probation service, the next meeting of the Criminal justice network will have a specific focus on female offenders.

Prices: ACF member - £20.00 (only 5 ACF member tickets left!)

Location: Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, Kings Place, 90 York Way, LONDON, United Kingdom, N1 9AG

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Assessing grant applications – exploring key principles which underpin good practice

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 11:00 - Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 15:30

How grant applications are assessed can depend enormously on the size of the foundation, as well as on the mission and operational models adopted.

Prices: Non-member - £213.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

Map: Click here for a map (opens a new window).

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Reading applicants' accounts

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 10:00 - Thursday, 27 September 2018, 16:00

This event is full. Please email becci@acf.org.uk to be placed on the waiting list

Prices: Non-member - £213.00; ACF member - £140.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

Map: Click here for a map (opens a new window).

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Smaller funders network meeting

Tuesday, 02 October 2018, 12:00 - Tuesday, 02 October 2018, 14:00

Recent events have shone a spotlight on safeguarding issues in international development. We will hear about current best practice; an overview of recent policy recommendations and a safeguarding framework being produced by ACF to help guide foundations as they think through their own approach to safeguarding.

Prices: ACF member - £20.00 (only 4 ACF member tickets left!)

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

Map: Click here for a map (opens a new window).

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International Funders network

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 14:00 - Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 16:00

Recent events have shone a spotlight on safeguarding issues in international development. You will hear about current best practice plus an overview of recent policy recommendations on safeguarding

Prices: ACF member - £20.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

Map: Click here for a map (opens a new window).

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How to assess the outcomes and impact of projects you fund

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 10:00 - Thursday, 11 October 2018, 16:30

This course will support you in how you assess and demonstrate the effectiveness of your grant-giving.

Prices: Non-member - £223.00; ACF member - £161.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

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Preventing child sexual exploitation: foundation collaboration

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 11:00 - Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 13:30

After five years of collaboration, the Child Sexual Exploitation Funders’ Alliance (CSEFA) –12 charitable funders working to make a step change in the way child sexual exploitation is dealt within the UK – came to an end in 2017.

At the meeting we will ask what we can learn about funder collaboration from Child Sexual Exploitation Funders’ Alliance as well as look at the role for independent funding in the prevention of child sexual exploitation.

Prices: ACF member - £20.00 (only 7 ACF member tickets left!)

Location: Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, Kings Place, 90 York Way, LONDON, United Kingdom, N1 9AG

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Child Sexual Exploitation

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 11:00 - Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 13:00

Open for booking - more details to follow.

Prices: ACF member - £20.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

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The how and why of involving grantees in decision-making

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 10:00 - Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 13:00

In this seminar, we will provide an overview of current foundation practice and share the steps that some funders have taken to actively involve grantees.

Prices: Non-member - £88.00 (only 1 Non-member tickets left!); ACF member - £62.00 (only 1 ACF member tickets left!)

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

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Older people network

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 11:00 - Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 13:30

Home adaptations & improvements: enabling older people to live in their homes, independently, for longer.
Sue Adams, Chief Executive of Care & Repair England will talk about the nexus between housing and social/health care and the impact of home adaptations and improvements on older people’s wellbeing, and their ability to live independently in their homes. Members need to log in to the website to access the member rate.

Prices: ACF member - £20.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

Map: Click here for a map (opens a new window).

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International funders network

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 11:00 - Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 13:00

Open for booking - more details to follow.

Prices: ACF member - £20.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

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Welfare reform and the impact upon the individuals you fund

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 11:30 - Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 15:00

With welfare reform continuing to have an impact upon people’s lives, this half-day seminar provides analysis and an update.

Prices: Non-member - £161.00; ACF member - £114.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

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Introduction to issues in grant-making

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 11:30 - Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 14:30

New to grant-making? This course will give you a fuller understanding of how your role relates to the work of your foundation, and how that compares to others in the grantmaking world.

Prices: Non-member - £62.00; ACF member - £42.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

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Funding plus – an analysis of current practice and learning

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 10:00 - Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 15:30

This seminar is a unique opportunity to hear from a panel of experienced practitioners about their experience of funding plus – the good, the bad and the ugly – from the perspective of both practitioners and researchers.

Prices: Non-member - £88.00; ACF member - £62.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

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Asylum, refugee and migration network

Monday, 03 December 2018, 11:00 - Monday, 03 December 2018, 13:00

Open for booking - more details to follow.

Prices: Non-member - £25.00; ACF member - £20.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

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ACF trustees' reception

Tuesday, 04 December 2018, 17:30 - Tuesday, 04 December 2018, 20:00

The Rt Hon Baroness Stowell MBE, Chair of Charity Commission for England and Wales is the keynote speaker at this new event, exclusively for the trustees of our members and kindly hosted by CCLA, an ACF Official Partner.

Prices: ACF member - Free

Location: CCLA, Senator House, 85 Queen Victoria Street, LONDON, EC4V 4ET

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Reading applicants’ accounts

Wednesday, 05 December 2018, 10:00 - Wednesday, 05 December 2018, 16:00

This event is full. Please email becci@acf.org.uk to be placed on the waiting list

Prices: Non-member - £213.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

Map: Click here for a map (opens a new window).

Sorry - This event is fully booked!

Children and young people network

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 11:00 - Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 13:00

Open for booking - more details to follow

Prices: ACF member - £20.00

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

Map: Click here for a map (opens a new window).

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Assessing grant applications – exploring key principles which underpin good practice

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 11:00 - Thursday, 13 December 2018, 15:30

How grant applications are assessed can depend enormously on the size of the foundation, as well as on the mission and operational models adopted.

Prices: Non-member - £213.00 (only 6 Non-member tickets left!); ACF member - £140.00 (only 9 ACF member tickets left!)

Location: Association of Charitable Foundations, Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, LONDON, WC1X 8DP

Map: Click here for a map (opens a new window).

Click here to make a booking

 

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