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 focuses on the results of our latest wave of research into the impact of Covid-19 on the charity sector. We highlight the changing public perceptions of the crisis as well as looking at the government and charity response, drawing out key conclusions about what this could mean for the sector.
To find out how charities are responding to the first phase of the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak, we conducted twenty-four interviews speaking to a range of charity sector staff from CEOs and directors to fundraising, marketing and communications professionals.
What will world the world look like for charities 20 years from now? Joe Saxton shares some of his predictions for how the third sector might grow and change - for better or for worse - in the years to come.
A look back at our Past Imperfect free report: What can key statistics tell us about the impact of charities on their causes over the last few decades and how can charities build a strategy around this.
In this weeks blog Joe Saxton looks into why there's so much conflicting research about giving trends. It highlights the market research challenges in measuring giving from our new free report that looks at this issue in-depth and unpacks how some surveys can claim that Millennials give the most to charities whilst others claim its Baby Boomers.
The last 5-10 years has seen a significant decline in the popularity of children's charities across the UK. This report reveals the declining levels of voluntary income experienced by these charities along with a slide in awareness and attitudes amongst the public and politicians alike.
This report looks at the relationship between the number of people with a particular medical condition or disability, and the size of the largest charity supporting those affected, amongst other things.