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ACO News

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


  • Grant applications - Desk with folders for grants and otherpaperwork
    Grant management system advice required

    An ACO member is looking for options for changing their online grant management system

  • Financial Investment - Conceptual image of plants being watered by a hand, in a bed of coins
    Helping Individuals in Need

    ACO will be publishing “Helping Individuals in Need” by Clementine Cowl and Caroline Aldred in December. It is a comprehensive guide to running a benevolent fund, based on experience, and contains many insights into the complex issues involved.

  • Membership Overview - Circle of hands touching together
    Membership renewals

    We have sent out membership renewals for 2018/19 and we are very grateful to those members renewing and those members taking advantage of our two year “fix” that guarantees no increase in next year’s fee.

  • Come and Join the ACO - Promotional video featuring members of the ACO at the Annual Conference 2018
    Promoting ACO membership

    Have a look at our fabulous new videos now embedded in the front page of the ACO website. Hear about the benefits of ACO membership to our members. If you know anyone who would be interested in joining the ACO network, this is a great introduction!

  • Press and PR - Microphone with media reporters in background
    ACO PR Project

    We are busy approaching PR agencies with our project brief and already have positive engagement from them about promoting your work.