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Last updated February 2020

ACO News

News and announcements from the Association of Charitable Organisations, including organised events, meetings and our work on your behalf.


  • GMF February 2020 - GMF February 2020
    Grant Making Forum Feb 2020

    Our Grant Making Forum held on Wednesday 26 February 2020 featured three speakers: Bob Browell, Counter Fraud Manager at Macmillan Cancer Support, Mark Burnett, CEO of Hope & May International Data Protection Practitioners, and Jane Petit, CEO of Foothold.

  • Charity Times Awards - Charity Times Awards
    ACO supports the Charity Times Awards

    We are supporting the 21st annual Charity Times Awards and will be presenting an award at this year’s ceremony on 3 September 2020.

  • Heart - Heart
    Charity Appeals - COVID-19

    The outbreak of COVID-19 will impact everyone’s lives, but there are some key industries that will be severely impacted by social distancing measures. We want to highlight some of the key appeals and campaigns from charities looking to support the most disproportionately impacted and vulnerable people during this time.

  • Coronavirus - Coronavirus
    Coronavirus - charity resources

    The situation with COVID-19 and the Coronavirus is one of ongoing concern for our members, both when assisting beneficiaries and internally with the operation of their charities. We have consulted members on how they plan to tackle the situation, and have put together a list of useful resources.

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    Member Spotlight: Royal Opera House Benevolent Fund

    The Royal Opera House Benevolent Fund assists all past and present employees of the Royal Opera House and Birmingham Royal Ballet. 

  • Acting for Others - Acting for Others
    Welcome new member Acting for Others

    A warm welcome to the latest member of the ACO family which joined this month Acting for Others.