Category Archives: Research

NCVO Almanac 2021: The latest findings on the voluntary sector and volunteering

The latest edition of our comprehensive overview of voluntary sector facts to help better understand the challenges charities face now and in the future. Continue reading

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What happened to volunteering during the pandemic?

We explore the latest data from big shifts in types of volunteering, changes in volunteer profile and what the future might hold for volunteering as we leave lockdown. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: July 2021

Trust in charities increases New research published by the Charity Commission shows that trust in charities is recovering to a six-year high. Continue reading

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The road to recovery: Covid-19 and volunteering

Key findings from our research project on voluntary action during the pandemic led by Northumbria University. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: April 2021

Our latest governance news, including reports, news and upcoming training and events. Continue reading

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Volunteering round up: April 2021

Welcome to our April round-up including information, updates and events about all things volunteering. Continue reading

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Where power lies: Putting lived experience at the heart of decision-making

Lucy Caldicott talks us through her research, Where Power Lies, which looks at the importance of those with lived experience acting as decision-makers in the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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The roadmap out of lockdown: Key areas of focus for charities and voluntary organisations

On the 22 February the government published its roadmap out of national lockdown. Since the roadmap was published, we’ve been hearing from charities. Continue reading

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Volunteering and covid: Making sense of where we are and where we might be heading

Joanna Stuart and Laura Crawford explore how volunteering has currently impacted by coronavirus and how it may change as we reach the next phase of the pandemic. Continue reading

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Volunteers and Social Action Leading Change to Address Health Inequalities

Covid-19 has shone a stark light on health inequality. The virus has had a disproportionate impact on many who already face disadvantage and discrimination. Continue reading

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