Through the abrdn Charitable Foundation we direct funding to charities around the globe. We aim to create fair and impactful charity partnerships which are aligned to our strategy and engage colleagues to use their skills to benefit society.

We focus our strategy through the theme of 'Tomorrow's generation', which is distilled through two main categories: 'people' and 'planet'. Through our giving strategy we are making significant social and environmental impacts within local communities, and across the globe.

We recognise that our charitable giving is a key part of our overall sustainability strategy and our ambition for 2022 is to increase our impact primarily through our powerful partnerships, with our colleague engagement at the core of our thinking.

Board of Directors

aCF's Board of Directors has six members, including two independent Directors. The Board provides oversight and guidance for our charitable giving activities.

  • Stephanie Bruce - Director
  • Stephen Whitehead - Director
  • Rene Buehlmann - Director
  • Jim O'Connor - Director
  • Amali de Alwis - Independent Director
  • David Gorman - Independent Director

How to apply for funding

Are you an organisation with a project proposal aligned to 'Tomorrow’s generation'?

Our Board of Directors meets and reviews funding requests aligned to our strategy on a quarterly basis.

Please complete this brief expression of interest form and we will contact you should there be an opportunity to consider funding.

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