Category Archives: Research

Small charities: Key findings from our data

This blog summarises what we know about small charities based on the UK Civil Society Almanac 2018 and builds on our 2016 analysis for Lloyds Bank Foundation. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: January 2019

Join us next week as we launch our latest research report at the National Volunteering Forum. Plus all the latest volunteering news and upcoming events. Continue reading

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The Road Ahead 2019 – what can charities expect from the year ahead?

NCVO's annual report The Road Ahead is available now, looking at what 2019 has in store for charities and how they can prepare. Continue reading

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Compassion in volunteering: Befriending in a UK immigration detention centre

Joanne Vincett, winner of the Campbell-Adamson Memorial Prize at this year's Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference, shares her personal experiences of her work with Yarl's Wood Befrienders. Continue reading

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Funding round-up: December 2018

In this month's round-up of funding news we feature a new report into the UK's largest charities, plus all the latest from Funding Central Continue reading

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What we know about Britain’s biggest charities

We highlight some of the findings from our new report on super-major charities. Continue reading

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Rethinking trusteeship

Trustees are often senior in age, at the pinnacle of their career with years of professional experience . The Young Trustees Movement was set up to challenge this. Continue reading

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Impact round-up: October 2018

Welcome to our October impact round-up. This month we look at tackling loneliness, and announce our partnership with Foundation for Social Improvement. Continue reading

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Four challenges of measuring the charity sector’s impact

Measuring the voluntary sector's impact can be challenging, a more fruitful way would be to measure the impact of sub-sectors working in the same area writes John Davies. Continue reading

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Incentivising regulatory participation: Examining the effectiveness of the Fundraising Levy in England and Wales

Summary of a research paper into the effects of the Fundraising Regulator's approach to naming and shaming charities who didn't contribute to a voluntary levy Continue reading

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