2020 has been a year of ups, downs, twists, turns and u-turns. In this week's blog, Joe Saxton reflects on an unprecedented year within the charity sector discussing the successes and failures that have characterised 2020.
The pandemic has exposed more clearly than ever the paradox of the work of charities vs their public image. Charities continue to do fantastic work, yet so much is overlooked. Is it time for an honest conversation about creating a better brand for the sector?
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.
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.
The blog explores the findings from our latest research with 1,000 members of Britain's Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) population. It discusses the ways this audience engages with charities through volunteering, fundraising and their trust in institutions, and compares those to some of the general public trends.
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.