Duty to Care? How to ensure grant-making helps and doesn't hinder

The Yard, Edinburgh

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IVAR (Institute for Voluntary Action Research)

The day-to-day existence of voluntary organisations continues to be precarious, and they report that the challenges facing the most vulnerable in society are deepening. We believe that foundations could be making adaptations to their grant-making practices in response to the circumstances and needs of small to medium voluntary organisations.

In this study, we looked at examples of foundation practice from applications through to reporting, and propose actions and questions that other funders might consider.

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