Category Archives: Research

Hairdressers: a cut above charities?

What does it mean if 'charities are half as trusted as hairdressers'? Continue reading

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Civil Society Futures: Have your say

Julia Unwin discusses what the independent inquiry into the future of civil society has learnt so far, and how you can contribute Continue reading

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A changing funding landscape for charities involved in criminal justice

Latest data on voluntary organisations working in criminal justice, taken from Clinks' State of the Sector report Continue reading

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Charity supporters are likely to opt in

Rob Gethen Smith, director of customer engagement at Blackbaud, discusses new independent research commissioned by Blackbaud Europe on the GDPR. Continue reading

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A crisis in global civil society: mobilising the private sector to achieve our goals

Alex Farrow, lead consultant for NCVO Charity Evaluation Services, discusses how civil society and the private sector can work together. Continue reading

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Volunteering round up: June 2017

This month's volunteer round up looks at Volunteers' Week, the general election, safer volunteering in migrant camps and much more. Continue reading

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Silver service: Barriers to volunteering among the over-75s …and how to overcome them

Matt discusses findings from IVR’s evaluation of the first year of Abbeyfield’s Residents as Volunteers project, which aims to recruit over-75s to volunteer. Continue reading

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Volunteering round up: May 2017

This month's volunteer round up looks at NCVO's general election message, Volunteers' Week, the launch of the Almanac and much more. Continue reading

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Almanac 2017: Five things I have learned about volunteering

Thoughts on the latest findings about volunteering in this year’s Civil Society Almanac. Continue reading

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A better understanding of where government funding is going

The government's use of charity and Companies House numbers to identify funding recipients is a significant step towards improving transparency. Continue reading

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