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OpenCharities, A quick and simple project to open up the information on the UK's Register of Charities, and make it available to the community in a variety of forms. It's built by the people behind, a project to open up local government data and other local public sector information.[1]

"Research guesses put the number of under-the-radar groups at around 900,000." Navca[2]

NCVO UK Civil Society Almanac, statistics on the Voluntary Sector and Civil Society in the UK

Research for the Home Office Citizenship Survey 2001 showed that just under two fifths of people took part in formal volunteering (39%, taking part at least once in the last 12 months), whilst two thirds of people (67%) volunteered informally.[3]

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  • Civil Society Futures, "a national conversation about how English civil society can flourish in a fast changing world"

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