Sponsor’s Foreword

Cazenove Charities is pleased to sponsor the 17th edition of the NCVO Almanac. Since its launch, the Almanac has provided strong evidence of the significant contribution made by the voluntary sector. This year’s edition therefore serves as an important reminder of the depth, breadth and impact of the sector, at a time when its credentials are being […]

Executive summary

Sir Stuart Etherington Chief Executive, NCVO   Welcome to the NCVO UK Civil Society Almanac 2018, the essential resource for data, trends and insights on the sector. Whatever your reasons for reaching for this publication – whether you work for a charity, in finance, or are a researcher or a civil servant – I hope […]


The UK Civil Society Almanac is now in its 17th edition. It brings together data from charities’ accounts, administrative data and surveys to provide a comprehensive overview of the structure and economy of the UK voluntary sector. In so doing it offers invaluable insights into the ways in which the sector is experiencing growth and […]