Over the last week we continued our series of polls to understand the public response to the pandemic and how it is impacting on charities. In this week's blog Cian reflects on some of the latest trends across the charity sector.
Last year the Lotteries Council commissioned nfpSynergy to look at the extent to which charity lotteries and game of chance create problem gambling. This report is the result of the research. It's a comprehensive look at what causes problem gambling and shows that charity lotteries are low down on the list of causes. However, it does recommend that those organisations that run charity lotteries should develop a code of best practice.
The pandemic has affected most parts of the charity sector, and volunteering is no exception. In this week's blog Max Roche looks at six defining trends of the pandemic with regard to volunteering and examines the differences across age and gender.
Earlier this year nfpSynergy surveyed 143 grantees and 218 unsuccessful applicants from The John Ellerman Foundation to understand how charities have been impacted by Covid-19, and the overall effectiveness of the foundation. In this week's blog, Tim Harrison-Byrne discusses some of the insights from that research.
Volunteers have proved how crucial they are for the charity sector, and for society more broadly, during the Covid-19 pandemic. In this week's blog, Max Roche contextualises some recent changes in volunteering patterns within some longitudinal trends.
This week's blog analyses the results from our fourth wave of research with the general public on the Coronavirus and charities. We analyse the change in public attitudes, including issues of concern, trust in sources of information and willingness to support charities.
This week's guest blog is written by Malcolm John the Chair of the Young Harrow Foundation. Malcolm looks into the apparent lack of diversity of charity among charity trustees, highlighting barriers to diversity and suggesting ways to promote inclusiveness.
We continue a series of essential facts and figures on particular regions and audience in the nonprofit sector. This short report presents an overview of the third sector in Wales, the Welsh population, and their levels of trust and the views of Wales based and Welsh-serving charities.
In the last 15 years the Scottish voluntary sector has become a larger part of the Scottish economy. This short report will give you some key facts and figures to feel comfortable talking about charities in Scotland.