Research for the Review

This page will be the home of all of the finalised research that we have commissioned to help us with this review.

a) A London Needs Analysis – Literature Review, Olivia Dix.
This Literature Review provides an overview of disadvantage experienced by Londoners, reflecting on the current social, political and economic contexts and how this impacts on civil society too.  This work was correct at the time of publishing it in October 2016.
You can download this here.

b) Grantee Perception Survey, Center for Effective Philanthropy.
In December 2016, the survey findings were finalised and a summary along with a summary slide pack of the findings, which was made available for download in February 2017.
You can download this here.

c) Funding Approaches Review, Rob Bell.
This report discussed various funding processes used by charitable funders to effect positive social change, and considered how funders could be more strategic and straightforward in their processes.  The report was published in May 2017.
You can download this here.

d) Reviewing City Bridge Trust, Collaborate CIC.
We asked Collaborate CIC to conduct an inquiry with internal and external stakeholders, and primary and secondary resources, to interpret how a member of the public and other stakeholders would receive our work.  This report was published in February 2017.
You can download this here.

e) Social Investment Scoping Report, Eva Varga.
This is an options paper exploring the potential role of social investment in CBT’s work in the future, which was made available for download in February 2017.
You can download this here.