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Third Sector Trends in England and Wales 2022: Full suite of reports

Repository entry 1 February 2023

Third Sector Trends has been running since 2008. The study has been surveying the sector every three years since 2010 and as such is the largest survey of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in England and Wales.

In 2022, 6,071 responses were received across England and Wales (an average of ~600 responses in each region). Des…

Evaluation report: Next Generation peer mentoring scheme

Repository entry 1 February 2023

This report was prepared by CAG Consultants on behalf of Power to Change as part of the evaluation of the Next Generation programme. It provides an evaluation of the peer mentoring scheme that was implemented as part of the Next Generation programme, with a view to informing future peer mentoring initiatives in the community energy sector.

Only Reconnect

Repository entry 1 February 2023

A report of the ‘Reconnection Summit’ that took place in October 2022. The summit was organised by the Institute for Community Studies andTPXImpact, in partnership with Engage Britain and its ‘Grassroots Advisory Network (a group of community activists and leaders from across the UK who act as advisors on the work of Engage Britain and identify…

The Civic Journey: introducing the idea

Repository entry 1 February 2023

The Civic Journey is a transformational two-year youth-led programme that was launched in September 2021. Against a backdrop of increasing evidence concerning social polarisation and community fragmentation, the programme focuses on illuminating and unleashing the civic potential of young people to reinvigorate communities, identify innovative …

Getting beyond the jargon 

Blog 25 January 2023

The Levelling Up White Paper brought the term ‘social infrastructure’ out of the shadows. But what does it mean, and why is it important? Richard Harries shares his thoughts. 

Building resilient communities and tackling geographic inequalities

News 25 January 2023

Our collaborative research – delivered with the British Academy, Power to Change, and the Bennett Institute for Public Policy – explores the role and importance of ‘social infrastructure’.

Funding programme supports ‘fresh thinking’ in the heritage sector

News 24 January 2023

As the National Lottery Heritage Fund awards 35 grants to drive innovation in the heritage sector, we’re supporting grantees to develop their ideas and skills.

Chris Dobson

Person 23 January 2023

Chris is a Partner at EY who brings 20 years’ experience working in and with government seeking to tackle some of the UK’s biggest challenges.

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