UK Civil Society Almanac 2014

UK Civil Society Almanac 2014
David Kane, Senior Research Officer, NCVO
Supported by:
Fast facts
Voluntary organisations
29% volunteer
at least once a month
Total income
£39.2 billion
Total spending
£38.0 billion
Net assets
Paid staff
civil society organisations
Universities | Co-operatives | Community interest
companies | Trade unions | Housing Associations |
Independent schools | Community groups | Political
parties | Faith groups | Financial mutuals
Trends since 2000
(voluntary sector)
Source: NCVO/TSRC, Charity Commission
Sources of income
Income sources
2000 – 2012
(£ billions, real
Counting the cuts – our previous
Changes to income sources
2010/11 to 2011/12
Percentage change in voluntary sector’s real and cash income by source 2010/11 to 2011/12 (%)
Source: NCVO/TSRC, Charity Commissio
Change in income from government
Change in voluntary
sector income from
government between
2010/11 and 2011/12 (£
Source: NCVO/TSRC, Charity Commission
Income from individuals
Change in voluntary sector
income from individuals
between 2010/11 and 2011/12
Counting the cuts – what next?
What NCVO members tell us
• Cumulative impact of cuts for communities and
those most in need
• Move from grants to contracts…to bigger/more
generic/PBR contracts
• Procurement focussed on lowest price, not
What NCVO members tell us
• Charging for services
• Partnership/consortia development
• Social investment - not a viable option for most
Policy choices
• Review of open public services
• Retain grant funding & make contracts more
• Training on Social Value Act & forthcoming
procurement reforms
• Improve government spending data

similar documents