Tools and resources

Our range of online support tools provide members with key learning to develop as civil society leaders.  

Please note some of these pages are for members only, you will need to login first to access the content.

Financial appraisal tools

ACEVO’s suite of financial appraisal tools is ideal for organisations bidding for contracts, funding new services or reviewing their overheads. It builds on ACEVO’s pioneering Full Cost Recovery guide – developed in 2005. They are flexible working documents that can be tailored to your organisation’s unique business needs.

Click here to learn more. 


CEO disciplinary and grievance procedures

Many users of our CEO in crisis helpline have identified the fact that their organisation's displinary and grievance procedures simply aren't appropriate when it comes to the CEO position. Whether it's placing the CEO as the final court of appeal, or failing to establish their representation, boiler plate policies are rarely sufficient.

To help you with this, we’ve produced a template for a CEO disciplinary and grievance procedure, which can be adapted to the needs of your organisation. Click here to find out more. 


 Recommended reading

Sometimes a new book can open your eyes to a new way of thinking which can help you in your personal and professional life.

Click here to view our recommended reading list, dedicated to leadership. 



Recommended viewing


These TED talks have been chosen by Jenny Berry, our director of leadership and governance. Not all of them will suit everyone, but we hope you find some element of interest or entertainment from at least a few.

Click here to view our selection of short videos