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ACO supports Charity Times Awards 2022

ACO will be supporting the 2022 Charity Times Awards taking place on Wednesday 14th September at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square. Nominations now open!

ACO launches new website

ACO has launched a new website to enhance its position as the voice of the benevolent charity sector. Read our press release.

Press Release: Charity sector collaboration leads to launch of new online grants portal for people in financial hardship

ACO has joined forces with grantmaking charities and social impact startup Lightning Social Ventures to collaboratively develop an online grants portal and transform grantmaking to individuals.

Member Spotlight: Hospitality Action – a time of innovation to meet unprecedented demand

We spoke to Hospitality Action on how they had to adapt their income generation and fundraising strategy in light of supporting one of the industries most impacted by the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns.

Bouncing back: the 2021 Newton Charity Investment Survey

While charities continue to suffer significant disruption from the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s survey tells a story of resilience and recovery, with the vast majority of charities remaining steadfast in their investment strategies.

Charles Stanley: Should ESG apply to governments as well as companies?

Charities are under pressure to take socially aware investing seriously. Many charities have been early adopters of the new tools to evaluate share portfolios under the ESG banner.

New Corporate Partner: IE Brand & IE Digital

We spoke to new ACO Corporate partner, IE Brand & IE Digital, a leading brand and digital agency for benevolent charities. They told us how, after 27 years as charity specialists, they are doubling down on their commitment to the sector.

Press release: ACO holds first awards for benevolent charities at 75th anniversary celebrations

The Association of Charitable Organisations (ACO) held its inaugural awards for the benevolence sector at its 75th anniversary celebrations last week in London.

ACO joins The Civil Society Group

ACO has joined The Civil Society Group – an informal collaboration of organisations representing members and groups from across the charity sector and wider civil society.