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Welcome to ACO - for a stronger benevolence sector

We are 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.

Why join the ACO?

We are committed to supporting benevolent funds and charities that provide grants to individuals to enable them to better serve their beneficiaries and work more effectively. 

We provide a range of services, events and opportunities for knowledge / best-practice sharing and collaboration amongst others within the ACO network to ensure charities can access support when they need it. 

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Upcoming Events

Benevolent funds and their professional associations -Thurs 28 January 2021

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Trustees - ACO

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Our Corporate & Associate Members

AO Business
Blackhawk Network
Charles Stanley
Connect Assist
Eddie Green Graphic Design
EdenTree Investment Management Ltd
Griffiths & Armour
Hope & May
HSF Health Plan
James Hambro & Partners
Law Express
Moore Kingston Smith LLP
Newton Investment Management
Quilter Cheviot
Ruffer LLP
Russell-Cooke LLP
Smith & Williamson
The OT Practice
Wilsons Law LLP
Yoke & Co

Note ACO does not explicitly promote corporate members or favour particular providers