"Supporting charities that give individuals - mainly children and young people - help in making the most of their lives"


Four Acre has commissioned a number of research projects within the charitable sector. However, it is considered there is so much information and advice available that further research should be confined to precise areas, and positioned to inspire action.

John, the trustees and field officers have a huge amount of experience of the working of smaller charities, and will continue to contribute to the debate about effective charities. Occasionally, John presents his views at conferences, often taking an unconventional, but always pragmatic, tack.

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Annual Accounts 2021/22

Annual Accounts 2020/21

Annual Accounts 2019/20

Annual Accounts 2018/19

Annual Accounts 2017/18

Annual Accounts 2016/17

Annual Accounts 2015/16

Annual Accounts 2014/15

Annual Accounts 2013/14

Annual Accounts 2012/13

Annual Accounts 2011/12

Annual Accounts 2010/11

Annual Accounts 2009/10


A Dysfunctional Relationship
A review of the relationship between donors and recipient charities, A Dysfunctional Relationship, was commissioned in 2006 and is still relevant today.  Our trustees want engagement with recipient operating charities whilst respecting each others responsibilities.