policy & advocacy

We represent your interests. We work hard to ensure your voice is heard by opinion formers and influencers at the highest level by campaigning on key policy issues which reflect your needs and priorities.

Racial diversity in the charity sector

In this report ACEVO and Institute of Fundraising (IoF) urge charities to prioritise increasing diversity in their workforces in order to prevent groupthink, generate more income, operate more creatively and attract the best talent. In order to create stronger, more resilient charities the two membership bodies are asking charity leaders, and leaders from wider civil society organisation that want to improve diversity and inclusion, to sign up to eight leadership principles.

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  • Policy and research

    We carry out policy and research that represent the interests of charity and social enterprise leaders and that create positive impact for our members.

  • Policy briefings and consultation responses

    Our expert policy and research team provide comprehensive briefings and consultation responses to keep you up to date with changes in the voluntary sector.

  • Publications and reports

    Read our sector leading past publications and research reports, on topics from social care to charity investments.