Economic Impact CBC

led by The Centre for Market and Public Organisation, University of Bristol

This capacity building cluster offers opportunities to develop partnership projects between third sector organisations and academics, focusing on economic impact. The aim of these projects is to help organisations to assess the impact and value of what they do and to use data and analysis to improve service delivery.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

  • The impact of Barclays Money Skills Programme with Barclays Capital

CASE Studentships

  • Measuring the impact of not-for-profit organisations (with South West Forum)
  • Exploring the implications of behavioural economics for charitable giving (with Charities Aid Foundation)
  • Barclay's Money Skills Programme
  • The impact of performance measurement on not-for-profit organisations (with New Philanthropy Capital)


  • Long-term trends in charitable giving (with National Council for Voluntary Organisations)
  • Measuring the financial vulnerability of not-for-profit organisations (with the women's resource centre)
  • Evaluation of Bristol green doors open homes weekend
  • Designing an evaluation for Tree Aid projects
  • Measuring the Impact of Voluntary Sector Services with the Care Forum
  • To evaluate the impact of Transitional Spaces Project with Crisis
  • Neighbourhood redevelopment with Bristol Neighbourhood Planning Network


  • Designing an evaluation for Tree Aid projects
  • The benefits of Brisfest - a socio-economic impact

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