We are a group of independent grant-makers who share a passion for improving the quality of life for people in the Liverpool City Region. Committed to supporting and strengthening our local communities, we come together in order to:
The Christian Funders’ Forum is a group of executives of grant-making trusts and foundations. Members of the forum grant more than £30 million a year to Christian work.
London Funders is the only cross-sector membership network for funders and investors in London’s civil society, bringing together public sector funders and commissioners, independent foundations, social and corporate investors, lottery funders and others. Our members invest in every aspect of London’s life, from the arts through to welfare, and they fund across all 32 boroughs and the City of London. We’re focused on collaboration – convening funders to connect, contribute and cooperate together, to help people across London’s communities to live better lives.
Ariadne is a network for funders set up and run by funders. It is a private community that connects European donors and foundation staff working to support social change, human dignity, human rights and justice.
Participatory grantmaking has been practiced for many years and is increasingly being explored, promoted, and strategically used by foundations and collaboratives around the world. While there is a growing body of literature and tools to help people wherever they are in their participatory journeys, there is also an interest in learning from others, sharing experiences and growing the practice together. The Participatory Grantmakers community of practice aims to be this missing space for practitioners to access knowledge and connect with one another.
The National Advice Funders Network is made up of:
The movement is an opportunity for people working in grant giving to collaborate. Together, we seek to challenge the status quo on issues such as where endowments are invested, where power lies, systems change and the role of philanthropy in tackling some of society’s most pressing problems. Ultimately, it’s about joining up and improving grant-making from within.
Conversation: We exist to connect grant makers and to facilitate meaningful discussion around the challenges in our sector.
ACF networks provide members with an opportunity to connect with each other, discuss a variety of topics and share best practice and learning.
Members of the Asylum, Refugee and Migration network are able to:
"We know that an abundance of knowledge and expertise already exists within civil society organisations and the communities they serve.
WM Funders Network (WMFN) is a membership association for charitable trusts, foundations, other charitable funders and individuals interested in funding the West Midlands voluntary, community and social enterprise sector.
Its members range from large national trusts that give grants in the region to locally-based grant givers, social investors and individuals.
It aims to: