Author Archives: Lisa Hornung

Lisa Hornung

About Lisa Hornung

Lisa Hornung is a senior data and research analyst in the research team at NCVO. She leads on the data collection, analysis and communication of the UK Civil Society Almanac. More widely, she helps to ensure that NCVO remains at the forefront of voluntary sector data collection and analysis.

Volunteering does not need to stop for over 75s

Rates of volunteering fall sharply in the over-75s, yet evidence shows that older volunteers may benefit a lot from it. This blog presents the key findings from an evaluation of the Residents as Volunteers project, which aimed to support over-75s living in Abbeyfield care homes to volunteer. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about digital

The civil society strategy celebrates the opportunities brought by digital technologies throughout. Here we look at some of the promises made, as well as missed opportunities. Continue reading

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New volunteering data out today

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published the latest results from its Community Life Survey. Continue reading

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Pale, male and stale? What I learned while researching diversity and volunteering

Why there is a lack of diversity among those who get involved in volunteering, and how organisations can tackle this. Continue reading

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Why people volunteer and why they stop – what the latest data tells us

The UK Civil Society Almanac provides a comprehensive overview of the UK voluntary sector with a lot of information on finance, workforce and volunteering. Ahead of the Almanac 2018 launch in May, Lisa Hornung gives a sneak preview of the latest data on motivations and barriers to volunteering. Continue reading

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Top tech trends for charities in 2018

In January, we published The Road Ahead, our annual publication that identifies the key political, economic, societal and technological trends for charities in 2018. This blog post gives an overview of the challenges and opportunities of technology for the charity sector. Continue reading

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Getting involved: How people make a difference – new report out today

Today we’re launching our publication Getting Involved: How people make a difference, part of our Almanac series of publications that aim to improve understanding of civil society and inform current debates. Continue reading

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