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Work in progress


Please note that this page is currently in development.


You are viewing a preview of our new web pages, designed to deliver our research in a useful and usable format for CEOs and Trustees of small voluntary and community organisations. We are planning to ‘launch’ this new area of the site in Jan 2018. 


All feedback is welcome. Do get in touch with


Now more than ever we are faced with a blizzard of acronyms, whizzing past us at pace’ 


Charlotte Pace, IVAR Associate


‘This is about the big decisions. The ones that keep you up at night but also get you out of bed each morning.’


Sam Brier, IVAR Trustee

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All articles and quotes on this page draw from IVAR’s research, particularly from our work with voluntary & community organisations.


We ask the question ‘what’s keeping you awake at night and how can core funding help you sleep better?’


Gilly Green, Head of UK Grants at Comic Relief


Can you imagine describing the new organisation to different people quite simply?’


Joanna Holmes, Chief Executive of Joannah Barton Hill Settlement