In May we saw a number of public bodies, such as the NHS, reach a peak in our measures of public trust. Charities, worryingly, seem to buck that trend. In this week's blog, Cian Murphy reflects on the potential reasons behind this and the implications for the sector:
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.
The royal family is intimately connected to the charity sector. Employing a range of strategies they engage with and support charities in a variety of ways. In this week's blog, Joe Saxton reflects on five of the most significant strategies of royal engagement with the sector and the effectiveness of each.
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.
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.