Author Archives: David Kane

David Kane

About David Kane

David Kane was formerly NCVO’s Senior Research Officer. He discusses open data and emerging trends in the voluntary and community sector and wider civil society.

What do we know about charities and the European Union?

What does the evidence tell us about the relationship between charities and the European Union? Looking at funding, area of operation, workforce and giving. Continue reading

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How you use data

Results of a survey on voluntary sector use of data, and some thoughts on where the Almanac goes next. Continue reading

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Exploring open data on charity funding

We're working on a joint project with the Third Sector Research Centre, exploring how we can use open data to find out more about charities' funding environment Continue reading

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Are more charities closing?

What does the data tell us about whether there are more charities closing? Continue reading

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Children’s charities: what the latest data tells us

Analysis based on data from NCVO's Almanac publication is used to give a picture of the size and scope of children's charities. Continue reading

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What do we know about charities’ reserves?

How much do charities keep in reserve? Continue reading

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Almanac 2015 – where to start

Today we've launch the 2015 edition of the UK Civil Society Almanac. David Kane explains how you can use the Almanac findings in your work. Continue reading

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A million new givers?

What evidence is there for the Conservative Party manifesto claim that a million more people are giving to charity? David Kane, senior research officer at NCVO, explores. Continue reading

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Five tips for tip top accounts

Some tips for great accounts, based on Charity Commission research and experience of looking at hundreds of accounts. Continue reading

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Making Open Data work for the voluntary sector

An update on the work of the Open Data User Group and the National Information Infrastructure. Continue reading

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