The City and the Common Good: what kind of City do we want? Good people
St Paul's Institute/CCLA seminar series, on 11 April: full video recording of the event is available on You Tube: can be found here.
Data on debt in London
GLA Datastore, 2013
A series of maps from data gathered by Capitalise, CCCS and Citizens Advice combining information on debt advice clients, each broken down by borough and mapping age, ethnicity and other characteristics, for 2010-11 and 2011-12.
Giving back to communities of residence and of origin
Cathy Pharoah and Tom Mackenzie, Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy at Cass Business School, 2013
This study of “remittance culture”, funded by Trust for London, finds that families sending money abroad (which represent 5% of UK households) are more likely to give to British charities than other UK households. 42% of UK households who send money overseas also give to British charities, compared with 29% of the general UK population. Taken together the research results show how hard working many migrants and people from minority communities are. “They are less likely to be on benefits and show great awareness and care for their communities in the UK and abroad” comment the researchers.
Inside community finance
Community Development Finance Association (CDFA), 2013
The activity, achievements, challenges and impacts of community development finance institutions across the UK, based on a survey of CDFA’s members. Separate detailed reports on the help CDFIs provide to businesses, individuals, social ventures and homeowners are also available: Summary of data; businesses; social ventures; individuals; homeowners.
Lost and found: faith and spirituality in the lives of homeless people
Carwyn Gravell, Lemos&Crane, 2013
Insight into the needs and aspirations of homeless and vulnerable people, and guidance for service providers about how to work in more person-centred ways with clients.
A practical guide to measuring and managing impact
European Venture Philanthropy Association, 2013
A step by step, quite technical guide through the process from the perspective of venture philanthropy.
Shining armour or sheep’ clothing? Views on social investment in the UK
Mary Duffy, Fellow of Clore Social Leadership Programme, 2013
Research on the state of social investment in the UK, as part of a secondment hosted by Social Investment Scotland. Summary here and full research report here.
Smarter relationships, better results: making the most of grantmakers’ work with intermediaries
Grantmakers for Effective Organisations, 2013
This US publication explores the role and value of intermediaries working with grantmakers and how this can extend their reach and impact. It is set up as an interactive PDF to be viewed on screen.
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