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Last updated March 2020

About Us

The Association of Charitable Organisations (AC0) is the national umbrella body for charities that give grants and welfare support to individuals in need. Founded in 1946 we are a powerful and growing network of over 100 members, all joined by the common goal of offering support to help people in need.


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What we do

We are the umbrella body for charitable organisations that provide grants and other support services to individuals in need. With over one hundred member charities, we provide support and encourage best practice, knowledge sharing and collaboration in the charity sector by providing a wide range of services and networking opportunities.

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Our Staff

Meet your friendly team at ACO


The ACO is a registered charity and is managed by a board of trustees comprising of ACO members and professional managers.

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Updated 25th March 2021. We like to be transparent about the collection, storage and use of personal data gathered on our website. We have set out the purpose of data collection on this site, the types of information collected and the scope and limitation of how that information is used. For the purposes of UK Data Protection law, we are the Data Controller of the personal data we process.

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Contact us

Please get in touch with us using the contact information at the bottom of the page, Alternatively, use the contact form provided here to send a message via the website.

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