Why attend?

Stronger Foundations: Reflect. Recover. Renew.

In an unprecedented year, the ACF Virtual Annual Conference 2020 is a unique opportunity to gather as a sector and take stock collectively. We’ll explore what impacts the Covid-19 crisis has meant to us all, what we’ve learnt since the pandemic hit, and what our future considerations need to be.

Benefit from:

  • More content and session choices than before
  • Engagement with a wider array of foundation audiences online
  • Contributions from renowned speakers and our Official Partners
  • Valued insights from invited member stakeholders

What’s included?

Our virtual format offers participants a host of benefits to immerse themselves in the programme.

  • Almost 8 hours of plenary presentations and key discussions over 2 days
  • A range of options to engage with extra thematic sessions each day
  • A mix of webinars, workshops, and On Demand content
  • Desktop participation via Zoom with multiple screen breaks
  • Convenient online access
  • Interactive peer engagement via Q&A, polling and social activity
  • Access to recorded content for further review

Who’s coming?

The virtual format enables foundations of all sizes, throughout the UK to take part in the conference with ease.

  • Grant making foundation employees and freelancers
  • Grant managers, financial managers, and operational managers
  • Foundation executives and trustees
  • Eligible non-members*
*Eligible non-members

Exclusions apply. The ACF virtual annual conference 2020 welcomes attendance by any UK organisation which is an endowed foundation or makes grants for charitable purposes. ACF interprets the term grant-making to include investing for charitable purposes. Organisations or individuals outside of these criteria may still be able to attend the conference with written permission from ACF.