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Last updated March 2018

Member Surveys

ACO surveys members four times a year to gain insight into member needs, benchmark and ask about areas of interest to the sector. We then report back to the membership in Charity News Review and in Reports posted here.

If you have any questions about ACO member surveys please email


Icon Changing for Good - April 2013


State of the Sector: Changing for Good. Survey report commissioned by ACO on Benevolence in the Charity Sector 2013

Icon Research Report on MIS & ACO members - Dec 2017


This is the full report on results of online survey and follow-up interviews on ACO member charities' use of the Minimum Income Standard to help them assess the financial needs of individuals and households - Prof. Donald Hirsch, Centre for Research & Social Policy, Loughborough University, November 2017.

Icon Key Findings ACO Member Survey on GDPR - Presentation GMF Feb 2018


Key Findings from the ACO Member Survey on GDPR which was conducted with members between 7 December 2017 and 24 January 2018. Copy of the presentation made by Claire Bardner, ACO Network Development Officer, to the quarterly Grant Making Forum meeting 27 February 2018.

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