The initial headline findings from the Third Sector Trends Study, undertaken in 2016 by Professor Tony Chapman have now been published. The study was funded by Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland (in North East England), Joseph Rowntree Foundation (in Yorkshire and the Humber) and by IPPR\North and Garfield Weston (n North West England).
The key findings were published today by IPPR in a report by Professor Tony Chapman, St Chad’s College, Durham University and Jack Hunter of IPPR North and can be downloaded here. third-sector-trends-in-the-north-of-England_Mar2017.
News commentary on the research can be found on IPPR\North’s website which can be accessed here: http://www.ippr.org/publications/third-sector-trends-in-the-north-of-england-a-summary-of-key-findings.
The key findings were announced at the IPPR’s ‘Civil Society and the North Summit’ in Newcastle upon Tyne on 30th March to an audience of voluntary and community sector colleagues, policy makers and academics from across the North of England.
Detailed results from each of the three regions of the North will be published in June.