Tag Archives: Charity 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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2019 is the year of the volunteering strategy

The new year is on the horizon and 2019 is NCVO’s centenary year. We are offering ten frontline organisations the chance to join us on a learning journey, to develop a volunteering strategy. 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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Governance round-up: September 2018

This month we look at the commission's attitude towards serious incident reporting, research into the role of trustees and charity spending. Continue reading

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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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Building bridges between volunteering and research

As a volunteer manager, I like my practice to be evidence-based. I think we all do. A joint event sought to bring together the researchers, practitioners and everyone in-between to ask 'how can we better work together to advance volunteering research?' Continue reading

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Volunteering round up: May 2018

The latest news and resources on charity volunteering, including information about Volunteers Week 2018 and NCVO training courses. 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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Almanac 2018: What does the data tell us?

The NCVO’s UK Civil Society Almanac is a rich source of information on the voluntary sector. To be as complete and accurate as possible, we bring together: data from charities’ accounts, the Charity Commission’s open data and national surveys. Continue reading

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