The divergent pathways taken by governments across the United Kingdom towards the handling of the pandemic has illustrated the increased strength and identity of the devolved nations. This week Peter Dawson reflects on the implications of this divergence on the charity sector and asks how charities can adapt to an increasingly parochial public sphere.
Last week CAF released a report saying that the public have given an extra £800m during the first six months of this year, compared to last. The research flows against the tide of almost all other research carried out during Covid. This week's blog looks at the reasons why CAF's research needs to be interrogated and treated with caution. Read the blog here:
Only 54% of the public report having given in last 3 months, and 28% say they’ve given less in last 12 months than previous years. Find out more about what this could mean for your charity in our blog this week.
In this week's blog, Simona Battipaglia looks at the state of the international development sector and public attitudes towards it, highlighting why this is a decisive time for international development charities.
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.
After discussing the eight flaws that the Coronavirus crisis revealed about the charity sector in his last week's blog, Joe takes a deeper look into the potential opportunities it generated and discusses the ways in which charities could make the most of those changes.
With limited budget and resources, knowing your audiences is key to targeting them in the most efficient way. In this week's blog, Debbie takes a closer look at the gender composition of the UK charity supporters and explores the different ways men and women engage with charities.