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We provide an inspiring, collective influencing voice for our members. We represent our members’ interests and influence our members in areas of key importance to civil society.

ACEVO helps to shape the agenda and is a conduit for civil society leaders’ voices in the places that matter. By encouraging and providing a space for discussion, we lead the improvement of the sector and stronger leadership and achieve political change by influencing and pursuing reforms.

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Resources to support civil society leaders to better understand the impact of the crisis on their organisations, stakeholders and the sector at large.

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Civil society leaders should have the confidence and freedom to campaign to meet their organisation’s charitable objectives.

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We not only want to inspire and work alongside our members but also improve our internal procedures to tackle the climate crisis

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We want to drive change in the commissioning environment to help create a more balanced system that better serves communities.


We are constantly working to break down the barriers and bias that exist in our sector and create unequal workplaces. 


We believe that good regulation is enabling, inclusive and transparent, and balance enforcement and support. Their leadership teams include people with voluntary sector expertise.

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We want to understand the conditions in which bullying occurs in the sector and use this understanding to create initiatives that will result in safer workplace cultures.

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Blogs by ACEVO’s policy team and external contributors, about the work we do internally as well as relevant initiatives led by key players in the sector.

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We work with our members, experts and specialist institutions, as well as other sector bodies, to investigate, research and report on subjects that directly relate to you and your work. 

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