Category Archives: Research

Charity policy round-up: January 2020

Our regular summary of charity policy developments in the last month. Continue reading

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The Road Ahead – 20 things for charities to think about in 2020

A look at the key political, economic, social and technological drivers that will have an impact on charities and their work in 2020. Continue reading

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Volunteering in the public sector: What we’ve learned

Today we are launching our new research report on volunteering in the public sector. Here are some of the findings that stood out. Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to be voluntary

The weather outside is frightful, but our list of festive charities is delightful! Continue reading

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Researching diversity and volunteering

In 2020 we plan to research in-depth the theme of diversity and volunteering. Find out more about the project and how you can get involved. Continue reading

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Who volunteers as a family?

Daiga Kamerāde from the University of Salford highlights some of the recent findings from our family volunteering research project. Continue reading

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Young volunteers and social action: The task for universities, the voluntary sector and communities

Emily Lau, lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University and winner of this year's New Researchers Prize, on the vital role universities play in helping young people take part in civil society. Continue reading

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National Volunteering Forum: Employer-supported volunteering

What happened when we brought together people from our sector and beyond to discuss ESV and more at our National Volunteering Forum in Leeds. Continue reading

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Learning to give: the importance of engaging children’s voices in giving

From dressing up for Children in Need, donning a red nose for Comic Relief or donating food for the Harvest Festival, it seems our children are continuously involved in charitable giving for one cause or another. Continue reading

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Charity policy round-up: September 2019

This blog provides a summary of the key policy and regulatory developments for charities in the month of September 2019 Continue reading

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