Research and statistics
Find out more about government led and sponsored research into volunteering, charitable giving, citizenship and social enterprise.
In this section:
- Key facts and figures on the third sector
Key statistics on volunteering, charitable giving, social enterprise, civic renewal, and Government support for the third sector.
- Third sector research
Surveys on citizenship, the state of the sector and volunteering and charitable giving; estimates of central and local government spending on the sector; research on measuring the sector and the sector's access to finance; and third sector review discussion papers.
- Social enterprise research
Information and statistics on social enterprise.
- Measuring social value
Details of a project on Social Return on Investment (SROI), aiming to encourage the use of SROI through making it more accessible and cost effective for organisations and more attractive to investors, funders and commissioners.