Coronavirus evidence library

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The Evidence Library is a resource for anyone interested in the voluntary sector in Scotland. Managed by SCVO, the library signposts to research and evidence produced by, or on, the voluntary sector. For further information email: research@scvo.scot.

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The Scottish Third Sector Tracker — wave three infographic summary (Spring 2022)

This infographic summary presents the key findings from the third wave of the Scottish Third Sector Tracker. Scotland’s third sector organisations continued to face challenges in spring 2022, particularly in regard to staffing, volunteer recruitment and management, and finance… hits Read more

The Scottish Third Sector Tracker — wave three data tables (Spring 2022)

These tables present the in-depth findings from the third wave of the Scottish Third Sector Tracker. The percentages are based on the weighted figure, not the raw totals. hits Read more

Mental Health: Exploring the Current Landscape

Discussions about mental health have become increasingly mainstream in recent years, with contributions from all sectors and levels of society. Changes in legislation aligned to human rights coupled with state aspirations to achieve parity of esteem between physical and mental he… hits Read more

Scottish Household Survey 2020 Results - Volunteer Scotland summary analysis

"The SHS results for 2020 were published Friday 28, January 2022. The SHS Team has cautioned against comparing their 2020 data with previous years due to changes in the research method, sample size and timing. However, the results confirm major shifts in volunteering engageme… hits Read more

Respond, recover, reset: Two years on (March 2022)

The findings in this report are based on 18 months of research, featuring 14 waves of a barometer survey, four waves of a panel survey and over 300 in-depth interviews. Combined together, these different data sets provide a clear and consistent picture of what the sector was faci… hits Read more

Report #2 Models and Frameworks for Coordinating Community Responses During COVID-19

The MoVE project is a collaboration between the Universities of Sheffield, Hull and Leeds. Over the course of 18 months, the research examines how to understand, scale and maximise the effectiveness of volunteer responses to COVID-19. This is the second in a set of 3 reports on t… hits Read more

Report #3 Building Local Responses to Identify and Meet Community Needs During COVID-19

This report focuses upon examining how local authorities (LAs) and their voluntary and community sector (VCS) partners identified those in need of support during the pandemic and how volunteer capacity was mobilised in order to meet these needs. The report concludes that the… hits Read more

The Value of Small in a Big Crisis: the distinctive contribution, value and experience of smaller charities in England and Wales during the COVID 19 pandemic

Three years on from the publication of the independent ‘The Value of Small’ study, researchers from Sheffield Hallam, the Open University, IVAR and the University of Wolverhampton revisited the four case study areas during the COVID 19 pandemic. "This new research, commissione… hits Read more

The Scottish Third Sector Tracker — key charts for wave one (Summer 2021)

This excel workbook presents some key charts for wave one of the Scottish Third Sector Tracker. The workbook segments the responses to some key questions below by geography (NHS Health Board); field of work (i.e. health, sport etc.) and by size of organisation (turnover).… hits Read more

The Scottish Third Sector Tracker — key charts for wave two (Winter 2021/22)

This excel workbook presents some key charts for wave two of the Scottish Third Sector Tracker. The workbook segments the responses to some key questions below by geography (NHS Health Board); field of work (i.e. health, sport etc.) and by size of organisation (turnover). T… hits Read more