Category Archives: Research

Supporting young people to get involved: Reflections on the full time social action review

Shaun talks about the full time social action review and what is next for social action. Continue reading

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Calling all funders: Five insights on how to help charities survive and thrive

What the evaluation of the Local Sustainability Fund has told us about helping organisations to become more sustainable Continue reading

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Retaining volunteers: lessons from responding to children’s holiday hunger

Stephanie Denning from the University of Bristol shares her experience of managing a volunteer-run charity project to research what motivates people to volunteer Continue reading

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Getting involved: Public participation in public services

Rebecca Young discusses Getting Involved, one in a series of NCVO publications that offer trends, facts and statistics on a range of issues. Continue reading

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Getting involved: Diversity among volunteers

Drawing on the research published in our participation report Getting Involved, we look at who volunteers and how to encourage more diversity in volunteering. Continue reading

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Public Policy Round-Up: November 2017

This blog provides a summary of the key policy and regulatory changes relevant to charities and volunteering in November 2017 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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Getting involved: more of the people, more of the time?

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Taken on Trust research

Our response to the findings in the Charity Commission's research into the awareness and the effectiveness of charity trustees in England and Wales Continue reading

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Promoting charity accountability: Understanding disclosure of serious incidents

The 2017 Campbell Adamson Memorial Prize-winning paper, presented at this year's NCVO Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference Continue reading

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