What's the Isssue?

What's the Issue?

While charitable donations from older people have doubled since the 1980s, the proportion of donations made by the under-30s has more than halved. More than half of all donations given in the UK now come from those aged 60 or over.

The Growing Giving Inquiry

The Growing Giving Inquiry

We want to narrow the generation gap in giving and get people of all ages involved with charity. The Growing Giving Parliamentary Inquiry provides recommendations designed to boost giving in the UK.

Growing Up Giving

Going on Giving

The final stage of our Inquiry investigated the ways that older people are able to support charities, as well as asking how they can inspire the younger generation to follow their lead and give time and money in support of good causes.

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What impact does social action have?

Supporters of youth social action have long stressed the ‘dual benefit’ of social action. This refers to the idea that when a young person takes part in social action it isn’t only the organisation or cause that they are working for that benefits; that individual will too. Research carried out by the Behavioural Insights Team has now explored the ways in which young participants in social action benefit, and how a commitment to social action can improve life chances and employability.

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Growing Giving Parliamentary Inquiry
What's the Issue

What's the Issue

A report Mind the Gap: The growing generational divide in charitable giving, highlighted some worrying trends in giving between the generations and raised important questions about the future of giving.

What can I do?

What can I do?

We are on calling on individuals and organisations to join us in campaigning for the implementation of the recommendations from the Growing Giving Parliamentary Inquiry..

The Parliamentary Inquiry

The Parliamentary Inquiry

We want to narrow the generation gap in giving and promote active engagement with charities at all ages.