We believe in being transparent about what we do

We have a number of policies in place so we can be transparent about how we operate

How we are governed 

UKCF completed a governance review in 2020 which resulted in new articles of association. These enshrine the role of independent trustees while retaining a majority of elected member representatives on our board. Our Nominations Committee oversees the recruitment of independent trustees.

Our Policies


This policy sets out how it will promote equal opportunity and prevent all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination, harassment and victimisation.

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We welcome feedback, both positive and negative, on the services we provide. These comments are regarded as a useful tool to enable us to review and improve.

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Our policy and procedures against fraud and other forms of dishonesty, together with the steps that must be taken where any of these practices is suspected or discovered.

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We operate a total return policy, which enables Investment Managers to invest funds for long-term growth. The fund is to produce as much total return as possible,

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Recruitment & Selection

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the company employs and promotes the most appropriate employees in a fair and consistent manner free from discrimination.

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This policy applies to all staff, including senior managers and the board of trustees, paid staff, volunteers, agency staff, students or anyone working on behalf of UK Community Foundations (UKCF).

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