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This meeting is for members who need to press the pause button and think about their relationship with their chair and/or board. Book your place.

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Governance FAQs

How important is the CEO and chair relationship? How should the CEO induct the trustees? How can the board challenge the chair? We have the answer to these and other frequently asked governance questions.

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Inspiring change with Yvonne Field

The Ubele Initiative CEO talks about those cataclysmic moments that inspire change, and how the next generation of leaders will continue the fight for social justice. 

Powerful Communication and Navigating Conflict

Attend this workshop to get greater clarity on the messages you use to inspire change and confidence in engaging with conflict and difference.

How can leaders drive climate action? 

In this series, sector leaders outline some of the steps they have taken to drive climate action in their organisations. 

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ACEVO Community

More than a membership organisation, we are a community of civil society leaders and we know the importance of peer support and advice. Our members have access to an online hub, where they ask and offer advice as well as start and engage in conversations on any relevant topics. It’s our own social media, a safety net you can rely on.

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As a CEO, it’s hard to know where to turn for good advice and to share the load. No matter what you are facing we are here for you: reach out to our advice and support team with any questions you may have, they are here to listen and support you.                                                                                                                               

What ACEVO does and how it supports leaders of charities and social enterprises in England and Wales.

Thank you so much for your support over the last few weeks. You have really helped me to see things in a different way. I am so pleased that I joined ACEVO.

Alison Jordan, CEO, Pete's Dragons

I have really valued the ACEVO website and the community hub.... I always seem to find something within the ACEVO community that picks me up again. Membership has been so valuable.

Sara Aspley, CEO, Stratford Upon Avon Town Trust