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Tag: Data Analysis

  • Three Tools to Help You Explore Charity Commission Data

    6 September 2018 Data held by the Charity Commission is valuable information for anyone who wants to understand the charity sector. The Commission makes lots of the information about charities in England and Wales available online via its public register, ranging from who the trustees are and the number of staff, to where and how […]

  • Who funds science and research in the UK?

    The UK’s largest charitable funder, the Wellcome Trust, has recently shared data on the billions of pounds worth of grantmaking it has made since October 2005. Although Wellcome already shared its grants data on its own website, having the data in the 360Giving Standard allows us to see these grants alongside grants from other funders, making […]

  • What 360Giving Data Can Tell us About Giving for Women

    For International Women’s Day, we decided to see what grants have been awarded for women’s causes using data published to the 360Giving Standard. Using GrantNav, we looked at the grant descriptions and searched for keywords that we know are related to projects targeted at women (women, girl, mother, female, rape, domestic abuse). For grants made […]

  • Letting data take the wheel

    Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales supports small and medium-sized charities committed to delivering work which breaks or prevents cycles of disadvantage. Here, the Foundation’s Research and Data Analyst, Alex Van Vliet, explains how comparing its grantmaking data with other data openly available via 360Giving offers fascinating insight into the importance, relevance and future direction […]