Blog: Research

Impacting on inequality – can social investors think outside the diversity box?

23 November 2018

As a social investors survey is launched to find out if social investors are thinking enough outside the diversity box, Ceri Goddard of the Equality Impact Investing project explains why we are asking.

Are we ready for a social investment fund for charity mergers?

25 July 2018

Following our recent report into mergers among charities and social enterprises, Richard Litchfield, Chief Executive Officer at Eastside Primetimers, reflects on the research and its implications for future merger support programmes.

In difficult times: exploring restructures and mergers

26 June 2018

In the wake of our latest report into mergers among charities and social enterprises, Nick Temple, our Chief Executive Officer, looks at the logic behind the research, what we discovered and how our findings can help ease a sector under pressure.

Is social investment perpetuating or challenging inequality and discrimination?

25 April 2018

Following the recent call for evidence on equality and diversity in the sector, Owen Dowsett from The Centre for Social Justice Innovation, Dartington Hall Trust, looks at the questions surrounding social investment, social justice and how improvements can be made.

What do we mean by resilience?

12 April 2018

In our recent report, Strength in Numbers , we talk about how 'resilience is key' for social sector organisations. This poses an obvious question for our CEO Nick Temple; what exactly do we mean by resilience?

All the pieces matter

6 April 2018

Maria Tarokh – co-author of the Strength in Numbers report - reveals what she learned during the project about how taking part in multiple programmes can lead to other positive – and sometimes unexpected - cultural change.

CHUMS: Our support journey

20 March 2018

Following the release of our report - Strength in Numbers - we invited Dawn Hewitt, Chief Executive of Chums, to share how her organisation benefited from applying to the support programmes we've managed over recent years.

Time is up for 'investment readiness'. What comes next?

9 March 2018

Chris Dadson, Head of Business Development, explains what our recently released research report - Strength in Numbers - tells us about investment and contract readiness programmes for charities and social enterprises and how future initiatives need to adapt to the needs of the sector.

(Investment) Ready... Steady…Go!

10 July 2017

As we embark on a research project to help shape future investment and contract readiness programmes, our Research Manager Anthony Gray recounts the five golden rules we’ve learned so far.

Impact for Growth update: Our first grant applications

30 May 2017

The first batch of applications for the Impact Management Programme's Impact for Growth strand are in. Our Head of Grants, Deborah Smart, talks about the application journey and the proposals we have received so far.

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