Report and recommendations from a seminar hosted by focused on new evidence from third sector and academic research from the COVID-19 lockdown period in the UK.
The third sector is broadly defined as organisations that sit outside of the market and the state and range from UK-wide organisations with large budgets to social enterprises and small community organisations run by a small number of staff or volunteers.
How leaders of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations are planning in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis and a very insecure future.
Third sector resilience is at the heart of community resilience so this is the time for third sector organisations to implement risk management.
As we enter a new phase of the COVID-19 crisis and recovery, evidence from the third sector about priorities and needs is vital as governments and organisations make decisions about areas of focus in the coming months.
Evaluation Support Scotland’s response to COVID-19 pandemic – supporting third sector organisations and funders to learn in a crisis
How Evaluation Support Scotland has adapted to help third sector organisations and funders measure and report on their impact while under COVID-19 restrictions.
Curated links to evidence and briefings offering the best rapid insights into the COVID-19 related issues facing communities today.
Part of a series that shares regular insights emerging from research in high poverty settings across Scotland. It focuses on the third sector and the collaborative response to supporting families.
COVID-19 and Food Train – more food security, kindness and dedication to vulnerable older people at home
How Food Train has rapidly adapted to ensure older people get meals and contact with others during COVID-19 and the lessons that will be useful for future policymaking.
Review and slides from this event which brought together third sector staff and academics together for a morning of learning and discussion, focused on lessons learned from the field.
Summary and presentations from a Policy Scotland seminar on how academics and partners can influence the developing social security agenda in Scotland and research collaborations can be developed to improve the evidence base for the social security system.