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Where we report on our work across the West of England, and on national or international research which affects our communities, or highlight issues in our sector.

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Vital Signs 2022

The Vital Signs 2022 Report ‘Philanthropy in the West of England’ celebrates the value of philanthropy and calls for us to give local and give…
COVID Impact Report

Covid impact report

Our impact report for 2020/21 highlights the significant role our grants had in supporting local communities between April 2020 and March 2021.
Vital Signs 2021

Vital Signs 2021

The Vital Signs 2021 Report ‘Climate and communities: a fairer, greener future in the West of England’ highlights how Covid has hit our most disadvantaged…
COVID recovery report

COVID recovery report 

A strategic four point plan to bring new resources in to support the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in the West of England.…
Annual Review 2020

Annual Review 2020

We’re delighted to share our inspiring stories of philanthropy and transformation from the past year with you.
Vital Signs 2019

Vital Signs 2019

The Vital Signs 2019 report ‘Taking the temperature of local communities’ looks at issues faced by communities across the West of England.
Annual Review 2019

Annual Review 2019

Annual Review 2018

Annual Review 2018

Vital Signs 2018

The Vital Signs 2018 report ‘Four communities deciding their own futures’ shines a spotlight on four places in the West of England where we have…
Vital Signs 2017

Vital Signs 2017

The Vital Signs 2017 report ‘Action on Mental Health’ looks at mental health across the West of England.
Annual Review 2017

Annual Review 2017

Vital Signs 2016

Vital Signs 2016

The Vital Signs 2016 report ‘Social need in our region’. Our very first Vital Signs report designed to help inform philanthropic giving and, for the…