TSRC – the UK's centre for civil society research
The Third Sector Research Centre works to enhance knowledge through independent and critical research. In collaboration with practitioners, policy makers, and other academics, we explore the key issues affecting charities and voluntary organisations, community groups, social enterprises, cooperatives and mutuals.
Mapping community-based financial charitable
support for community hospitals in England and Wales.
In this TSRC working paper 133 D. Kamerāde and J. Mohan examine the financial support that local community groups and
organisations provide to community hospitals and how it has changed since 1995.
' "National living wage" and the third sector.'
In this Briefing Paper 132 Steve McKay estimates the total cost to third
sector organisations of moving from the current NMW to the proposed
level of £9 per hour.
'Challenging the destitution policy'
In the TSRC Below the radar briefing paper 131, Adrian Randall explores the responses of different
civil society groups and
organisations to destitution amongst refugees, migrants and asylum
seekers. A full working paper (131) will be available shortly as a joint
publication with the Institute for Research Into Superdiversity at the
University of Birmingham
From John Mohan
Paid leave to volunteer: A lesson in economic geography
From Angus McCabe
Community Action and Social Media Survey - last chance to take part and help us understand how community groups use social media
From John Mohan
Digging deeper into open grants data: why might we find variations between communities?
From Rob MacMillan
ChangeUp ten years on: share your infrastructure development stories.
Unfolding tales of
What is the full story of third sector activity in communities struggling to manage tough economic and social challenges? How are organisations and individuals adapting and helping to set the agenda?
The 'Unfolding tales...' series explores these issues and more, from the unique vantage point of TSRC's 'Real Times' project.
Over 6700 documents have now been added to the Third Sector Knowledge Portal, our easy-to-use online library of research, evidence, and analysis.
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