Institute for Volunteering Research

NCVO's Institute for Volunteering Research (IVR) is a world-class research and consultancy agency specialising in volunteering.

We undertake research, consultancy and evaluation projects to help improve policy and practice.

For our free volunteering reports and evaluations visit our Evidence Bank

To find out how we can help you, click here


RT @cafonline: Tomorrow: we release the world's leading study of generosity - the CAF World Giving Index 2016 #CAFWGI https://t.co/N7iU2Svt
We really loved N. A. Anuarul Perai's talk on the Malaysian third sector at our research conference check out this… https://t.co/frUEGC2bGq
Need a survey deisgned? Free for London based mentoring & befriending orgs. - andy.curtis@ivr.org.uk

Volunteering in care homes

We're researching the impact of volunteering on older people (over 75s) living in residential settings.

Evaluating volunteering in end of life care

Find out about our work to understand the causal impact of social action on end of life services within hospices.

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