ACO organises regular events, webinars and training sessions which can be attended by all staff of ACO member charities.

We also hold regular meetings of our special interest groups to bring members together around common interest areas.

Members can log in to view on demand recordings of past events and webinars.

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Past Event

CEO Forum: 15th August

A meeting for charity leaders to discuss common concerns and queries with like-minded colleagues.

Past Event

Small Charities Group: 27th July

Join the regular small charities group, no longer limited to under five employees! This meeting will focus on strategic growth as a small charity.

Past Event

Caseworker Forum: 13th July

Catch up on the recording from our second caseworker online event. Presentations include Reuse Network, StepChange and Hyde Charitable Trust.

Past Event

Research Launch: Financial Impact of Household Appliances: 21st June 5-8pm

Join us at the research launch event of ACO’s Impact and Evaluations Group’s research identifying the financial impact of provision of household appliances.

Past Event

Forum for Scottish Benevolent Charities: 24th May

This half day event in Edinburgh will bring together benevolent/grant giving charities from across Scotland to discuss ways to share expertise, experiences and resources between our organisations providing support to individuals.

Past Event

Regional Charities Group: 31st May

Join ACO members for the first special interest group aimed at supporting and networking with other regional benevolent charities.

Past Event

Anti-fraud working group: 6th June

Join other ACO members to share experiences and best practice in protecting benevolent charities against fraudulent activity.

Past Event

Income Generation & Fundraising Group: 9th May

Our regular forum looking at opportunities to share experiences/best practice around diversifying income streams (particularly fundraising) and maximising returns from traditional investment sources. Open to all members.

Past Event

EDI Group: 25th April

Our EDI Group is a regular meeting of ACO charity members looking to explore and improve their EDI practice. This meeting is open to all ACO members.