Previous events

In this section you can watch previous events convened by the Funders' Collaborative Hub, including:

'Key ingredients for collaboration'

'Place-based approaches'

'Using data to drive decision-making'

"Funder collaboration: Key ingredients and ones to avoid" - 17 November 2020

With Global Dialogue and the Institute for Voluntary Action Research on the must- and mustn't-haves of funder collaboration. Speakers:

  • Genevieve Ford-Saville, Henry Smith Charity (event chair)
  • Ben Cairns, Director of the Institute for Voluntary Action Research
  • Esther Hughes, Executive Director of Global Dialogue
  • Rob Abercrombie, Funders' Collaborative Hub Project Lead
  • Max Rutherford, Head of Policy, Association of Charitable Foundations (host)

“Contribution above attribution? A spotlight on place-based approaches to funder collaboration from across the UK and the Channel Islands” - 19 November 2020

An expert panel from the Funders Forums for Jersey, Bristol and Northern Ireland share their expertise and insights on what works and what doesn’t when it comes to aligning or pooling funds, converging strategies and sharing operations or governance. Speakers:

  • Sufina Ahmad, trustee of ACF and member of the Hub's Strategy Group (event chair)
  • Katie Le Quesne, Chair of the Jersey Funders Group and Chair of Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands
  • Paula Reynolds, Chair of the Funders' Forum for Northern Ireland
  • Ronnie Brown, interim CEO of Quartet Community Foundation and member of Bristol City Funds
  • Max Rutherford, Head of Policy at the Association of Charitable Foundations (event host)

Chair's closing remarks:

"Using data to drive funder responses to Covid-19" - 9 December 2020

This event aimed to inspire funders and philanthropists to think harder about the value of their data and how they might effectively share it, to inform decision-making, avoid duplication and address emerging needs and gaps in their responses to Covid-19. About the speakers:

  • Tracey Gyateng (event chair)
  • Tania Cohen, CEO at 360 Giving
  • Amelia Smith, Impact and Evaluation Manager at Buttle UK
  • Rosario Piazza, Principal: Data at NPC
  • Jo Kerr, Director of Impact and Innovation at Turn 2 Us
  • Ab Brightman, Funders' Collaborative Hub