Five tips for charities

2 November 2016

Want to know what makes a successful PBE project? Here are five tips to consider before you get in touch with us!

An Impact Assessment of Street Soccer Academy

7 February 2017
PBE economists prove that sport has the power to put lives back on track With an annual turnover of just over £200K, Street Soccer Academy delivers £2 million in social benefits, according to top economists volunteering through Pro Bono Economics

We all know that active participation in sport is good for us -- it improves our health, wellbeing and even happiness -- but what are its quantifiable benefits to society?

Beyond improving health, can sport and exercise really make...

Looking at the impact of SHINE's Saturday programme on pupils' development

1 February 2017
Looking at the impact of SHINE's Saturday programme on pupils' development Problem

SHINE (Support and Help in Education) is an educational charity that gives disadvantaged children the opportunity to acquire the skills and confidence they need to turn their potential into success at school and beyond. SHINE approached Pro Bono Economics to determine whether a full economic impact assessment could be...

Advice to Action for Refugees in Lewisham on the impact of their Rainbow Club

25 October 2016

Action for Refugees in Lewisham (AFRIL) is a self-help organisation for refugees and asylum seekers in Lewisham, one of the most deprived boroughs in London. AFRIL works to relieve poverty and isolation amongst this vulnerable group, advance their education, and provide services to improve social integration. They currently provide several services including ESOL classes, The Rainbow Club (a Saturday school), Advice Services, Monthly Sunday Tea,...

Advising Newham New Deal Partnership on a data collection framework for volunteers

14 October 2016

Newham New Deal Partnership (Newham NDP) is a service delivery charity working in Newham since 2004. The Good Neighbours Services (GNS) provide support to older people, people with dementia and those with...

Helping the British Red Cross better evaluate confidence in First Aid trainees

12 October 2016

The British Red Cross (BRC) is a global voluntary network responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. In the UK, BRC helps people to withstand and recover from emergencies in their...

St Giles Trust: looking at the impact of Choices, a programme for disadvantaged youths

3 October 2016

Adding value or quick fix? St. Giles Trust shows it is both value for money and value added in new Pro Bono Economics report...

Helping homelessness organisations across the West Midlands

7 September 2016

St Basils , a charity that aims to prevent youth homelessness by providing support and accommodation, approached PBE on behalf of the...

Designing an evaluation framework for a family therapy programme at the Anna Freud Centre

5 September 2016

With the theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness week being “relationships”, which relationships are most important for good mental health and where should the government be targeting treatment?

The emotional welfare of children is something we increasingly hear more about, as they are amongst the most vulnerable in society and represent the future. Less attention is paid to the effect of the parent-parent relationship on the child they are raising. Interventions differ,...

Tomorrow's People: evaluating impact & performance with Bank of England economists

10 August 2016

Tomorrow's People , a national employment charity that works with those facing multiple barriers to employment and equips them with the skills and confidence they need to get and keep a job, approached...