Funding for Sustainable Change

Grantmaking trusts and foundations are a vital part of the UK charity sector. They provide a huge amount of grant funding which enables charities to create lasting social change. DSC believes that lasting, sustainable social change cannot happen unless charities are enabled to campaign and lobby decision makers, using their unique experience and knowledge of their beneficiaries needs to inform policy.

This report explores the extent to which grant-making trusts fund activities that focus on campaigning, advocacy and influencing activities.