Who we are

Inspiring Impact is managed and delivered by eight organisations. These include membership bodies to ensure it is owned by the sector, and impact measurement specialists to reflect best measurement practice.

Visit ACF's websiteAssociation of Charitable Foundations (ACF) is the UK-wide support organisation for grant-making trusts and foundations of all types. ACF leads Inspiring Impact’s work with funders as part of the funders, commissioners and investors theme.

Visit ACEVO's websiteAssociation of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO) is the membership body for chief executives, chairs, trustees and senior managers across the third sector. ACEVO is partnering NCVO to lead Inspiring Impact’s work under the impact leadership theme.

Visit the Building Change Trust websiteBuilding Change Trust was set up in 2008 to develop and shape the future of Northern Ireland’s voluntary and community sector. The trust is delivering a linked programme in Northern Ireland, in parallel with Inspiring Impact’s work in England,Wales and Scotland.

Visit the CES websiteCharities Evaluation Services is a leading provider of support and advice on quality and evaluation systems for the voluntary sector. CES leads Inspiring Impact’s work under the coordinating support theme.

Visit ESS's websiteEvaluation Support Scotland (ESS) works with voluntary organisations and funders so that they can measure and report on their impact and improve their services. ESS leads Inspiring Impact’s work in Scotland, translating the programme to a Scottish context and delivering Scotland-specific activities.

National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is the largest umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector in England. NCVO is partnering ACEVO to lead Inspiring Impact’s work under the impact leadership theme.

New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) is an independent think tank and consultancy dedicated to helping charities and funders achieve a greater impact. NPC manages Inspiring Impact as a whole, and also leads the shared measurement theme.

Substance is a social research co-operative working in the youth, sport and social development sectors. Substance leads Inspiring Impact’s work on data, tools and systems.

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