The Researchery
The research surgery for the voluntary sector
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The Researchery offers expert independent research consultancy services for anyone involved with or interested in the voluntary or charitable sector and civil society. Founder and Lead Consultant is Dr Catherine Walker. Specialising in the funding environment of the UK voluntary sector, The Researchery is available for all your research needs - quantitative and qualitative surveys, focus groups, analysis of your or third party data, research data visualisation and report writing and presentation. For policy-focussed research, strategic analysis, impact assessment, sector profiling, membership surveys and profiles, analysis of the funding environment, assessment of the effectiveness of methods of giving or any other project, just call the Doctor at The Researchery.

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NEW: Place-based giving

The largest study to date of place-based giving schemes in England was published on 13th September 2018 by The Researchery in association with the Office for Civil Society, Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport.

Click HERE to access the report

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NEW: Foundation Giving Trends

The 2018 edition of Foundation Giving Trends was launched TODAY : 2nd October! This 'must read' annual publication is a longitudinal analysis of the top 300 UK grant-making foundations - their giving, income and assets, including spotlights on family and corporate foundations, and a special feature this year on place-based funding.

Click HERE to access the report

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