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Institute For Voluntary Action Research

What it does
    IVAR's mission:to support the development and sustainability of charities and other voluntary, community and not-for-profit organisations through research, education and training.
Who works here
  • 9 employees and 0 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
Where it operates
  • Scotland, Northern Ireland
UN SDGs:
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Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £812,110 £807,585 £4,525 £130,037 1 9 0 15/01/2019
31/03/2017 £746,206 £746,220 -£14 £125,513 1 8 0 16/01/2018
31/03/2016 £677,125 £702,040 -£24,915 £125,527 1 6 0 18/01/2017
31/03/2015 £535,349 £573,501 -£38,152 £150,443 2 4 0 25/01/2016
31/03/2014 £701,261 £628,694 £72,567 £188,595 3 5 0 09/01/2015
31/03/2013 £585,844 £544,573 £41,271 £116,028 2 6 0 16/01/2014
31/03/2012 £425,362 £516,166 -£90,804 10/01/2013
31/03/2011 £749,756 £829,720 -£79,964 £165,561 2 6 0 28/11/2011
31/03/2010 £757,411 £795,261 -£37,850 £245,525 3 6 0 26/01/2011
31/03/2009 £631,114 £531,715 £99,399 £283,375 6 4 0 11/12/2009
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 9 grant making charities totalling £1,271,025

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£6,000
30/06/2019
Esmee Fairbairn Towards the project costs of a study into case studies of the use of technology by small organisations in the charity sector.
£14,000
09/11/2018
Lloyds Bank Foundation To fund 2 research projects around digital and advocacy for small charities to further the sector's knowledge of challenges and opportunities facing small charities
£10,000
30/09/2018
National Lottery Community Fund No press summary is available in this release.
£273,000
30/04/2018
National Lottery Heritage Fund Building Health Partnerships (BHP)
£40,000
30/04/2018
Paul Hamlyn Foundation IVAR is an independent charity that works closely with people and organisations striving for social change. This grant will support an exploratory study on how tech can be used to help make services relevant, accessible and efficient for small, voluntary organisations.
£58,125
30/11/2017
Pears Foundation Pears #iwill Fund: Learning Partner
£75,000
30/06/2017
Pears Foundation Core funding
£15,000
30/11/2016
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Background research; coordination of convening for staff from 30-35 UK foundations; follow up support work and production of a practical resource to improve approaches to, and systems for, strategic learning within UK foundations and across their work with each other and grantees.
£21,700
31/07/2016
Pears Foundation NYSAF Evaluation
£10,000
19/08/2015
Barrow Cadbury To part-fund a research project into the experiences of small and medium sized charities in relation to social investment
£19,200
21/01/2015
Barrow Cadbury To evaluate the impact of the Trust's work
£275,000
31/12/2014
Tudor Trust over five years as continuation funding towards the core costs of a charity which supports the sustainability of small organisations within the voluntary and community sector
£325,000
31/12/2014
Esmee Fairbairn Towards unrestricted core costs of an organisation that strengthens voluntary and community sector organisations and management using action research.
£129,000
31/10/2014
Lankelly Chase Core costs to support IVAR's operations
Governance
Trustees (7)
  • Jane Hatfield
  • Timothy Edward Jones
  • Professor John Martin Hailey
  • Richard Hopgood
  • Sam Brier
  • Nicola Claire Steuer
  • Rosa Ninella Powloski
Main office

THE OLD SCHOOL
EXTON STREET
LONDON
SE1 8UE

Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1114403
  • First registered on 30/05/2006
Objectives

1) TO ADVANCE EDUCATION IN THE ORGANISATION AND MANAGEMENT OF THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR AND OTHER NOT FOR PROFIT, VOLUNTARY AND COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH RESEARCH AND DISSEMINATING THE USEFUL RESULTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC; AND 2) TO PROMOTE THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC BY: (A) LIASING BETWEEN CHARITIES, VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND OTHER GROUPS ON RELEVANT ISSUES; (B) PROVIDING TRAINING, CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS ON SUBJECTS RELEVANT TO THE EFFICIENCY OF THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR; (C) ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR AND ESTABLISHING PROJECTS OR POLICIES TO ADDRESS THEM; AND (D) PROVIDING INFORMATION TO THE PRESS AND THE PUBLIC ON THE OPERATION OF, OR PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED BY, THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR. THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR MEANS CHARITIES AND VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS.