The first report from “Can events help build happy, thriving and more connected communities? A Spirit of 2012 Inquiry.”Read more
Volunteering & Youth Social Action
Using the platform of events from the major like London 2012 to community events on the doorstep to inspire people into a lifetime of volunteering and social action
What can we learn from event volunteering about how to strengthen volunteering infrastructure over the long term?
This report from Kim Donahue Associates aims to help organisations better understand the needs of disabled people, and open up more volunteering opportunities.Read more
Grants to four cities who bid for UK City of Culture 2025 to strengthen their local volunteering infrastructure.
To mark the centenary of women’s suffrage, our EmpowHER programme, jointly funded with the #iwill Fund aims to develop and skill up young women and girls to use their voices for positive change – just as their predecessors did 100 years ago.
We supported the Jo Cox Foundation to explore community connection and social action through The Great Get Together.
Yesterday saw the end of Volunteers Week 2023. A fantastic platform for organisations to thank their volunteers, celebrate their contribution and promote volunteering. It’s wonderful to see timelines fill up…Read more
“…it really made me feel better and happier than I normally am.” Great Get Togethers come in all shapes and sizes, so it’s difficult to choose one quote to summarise…Read more
“The most amazing thing that I’ve seen through EmpowHER is that the young women don’t realise the significance of sisterhood until they’re in it, and then by the end, they…Read more