Category Archives: Research

Impact round-up: August 2018

Welcome to our August impact round-up. Each month at NCVO Charities Evaluation Services we summarise the latest news in impact and evaluation and share useful guides, resources and data collection tools. Continue reading

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New volunteering data out today

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published the latest results from its Community Life Survey. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: July 2018

This month, we look at the Charity Commission's research into trust in charities and consider the importance of a functional board. Plus, news on the governance forum, and other upcoming events and training. Continue reading

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Impact round-up: July 2018

In this month's round up we look at how to convince your colleagues to focus on impact. We also highlight new reports from the Charity Commission and the Alliance for Useful Evidence Continue reading

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Volunteer experience survey: The latest

We've made a lot of progress since launching the survey earlier in the year. Here's what we covered and our reflections on the process so far. Continue reading

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Funding round-up: June 2018

This month the scope of charitable tax relief is being questioned, the rise of cashless giving being explored, and the continued importance of individual giving revealed. Continue reading

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Are EU staff leaving the charity sector?

This blog post discusses what the latest Civil Society Almanac data shows us about the fall in European staff working in the sector. Continue reading

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Loneliness among young people: Can volunteering help?

We take a look at the evidence around loneliness among young people and the research on whether volunteering can help tackle problem. Continue reading

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GaN Canny: Surveying the views of the sector in Gateshead and Newcastle

NCVO vice chair Sally Young, chief executive of Newcastle CVS, on the findings of a new report looking at the views of voluntary sector in local area. Continue reading

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Making volunteering more diverse: Thoughts from NCVO’s Annual Conference

This blog reflects on the latest research on diversity and volunteering from NCVO's annual conference, and asks what charities can do to make volunteering more inclusive. Continue reading

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