Armed Forces charities – Sector Insight 2024 online launch on 18 April

The Directory of Social Change will be hosting a free online event to launch the new report Sector Insight 2024 – Armed Forces Charities: An Overview and Analysis. The launch will be held online at 14:30 on Thursday 18 April.

Funded by Forces in Mind Trust, the report provides insight into those charities that support the UK Armed Forces Community. The event will cover a number of topics on Armed Forces charities including the following

  • Total numbers and types of charity
  • Changing composition of the sector over time
  • Financial size and characteristics of the sector
  • Financial health of the sector over time
  • Financial journeys of individual charities over time
  • An overview of charities by beneficiary groups supported.
  • Longitudinal trends in opening and closing of charities
  • Examples of collaboration, evaluation and grant-making practices
  • Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the cost-of-living crisis

What to expect

The event will include a presentation of the key findings by researchers at the Directory of Social Change, before moving into a Q&A section with panellists from across the sector on the importance of good evidence and insight in the sector.

Who should attend?

Sector Insight 2024 is a unique resource to help understand the UK Armed Forces charity sector. This event is well-suited to anyone who would like to understand the changing characteristics of the sector.

Places can be booked at and are free.

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