Ongoing Pro Bono Economics Projects

13 Dec 2017
In progress

This is a list of our ongoing projects.

Five tips for charities

2 Nov 2016

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

PBE assesses the economic impact of Reading Recovery for the KPMG Foundation

5 Dec 2018

Every Child a Reader is an initiative developed by the KPMG Foundation, to expand the provision of Reading Recovery in the UK. A well-researched and widely-implemented early intervention programme, Reading Recovery exists to help the lowest attaining children aged five to six learn to read....

PBE assesses the impact of WWTW's employment programme

21 Nov 2018

Walking With The Wounded is a charity providing support and services to veterans who are homeless, unemployed, i n police custody, or suffering with mental health issues, with the aim of re-integration into society. Founded in 2010, the charity has provided help to thousands of individuals...

The case for a payment by results commissioning model for one-to-one educational support for children in care

8 Nov 2018

Equal Education is a social enterprise that recruits and trains teachers to work one to one with Looked After Children to reduce the observed reduction that care status has on educational attainment and narrow the education gap. Equal Enterprise approached PBE to conduct a review of existing...

PBE advises Cambridge Cyrenians on their impact

12 Oct 2018

Cambridge Cyrenians is a local charity offering accommodation, mental health support, employment and other services to homeless men and women. Having delivered services for over 50 years, the organisation currently offers 101 bed spaces over 20 different schemes, recognising the specific needs...

PBE partners with The Dulverton Trust to examine the impact of adventure-based learning programmes

18 Sep 2018

Established in 1949, The Dulverton Trust is an independent grant-making charity currently providing funds to various charities offering adventure learning and leadership programmes, with the aim of improving the behavioural and emotional wellbeing of young people. At Pro Bono Economics, we are...

Assessing the benefits of AFRIL's Rainbow Club

10 Aug 2018

Action for Refugees in Lewisham (AFRIL) supports refugees and asylum seekers in the Borough of Lewisham by providing access to services, advice and experience. Founded in 2006 in response to a lack of local services, the charity has helped hundreds of...

The value of a trust-based approach: PBE advises StreetInvest

3 Aug 2018

StreetInvest is an International Development NGO, founded in the UK in 2008. They host a global network of organisations and individuals who share a vision of putting a trustworthy adult into the life of every street child, helping street-connected...

Advising The Reader on outcome variables and measures

29 Jun 2018

The Reader is a social enterprise that aims to improve wellbeing and reduce social isolation, delivering Shared Reading in the health, youth and criminal justice sectors. They work with various partners such as mental health trusts, public health departments, clinical commissioning groups, local...

Analysing the effect of the RSA's Citizens Economic Council

19 Jun 2018

The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce) is a charity which aims to enrich society through ideas and action. Founded in 1754, they have 30,000 fellows and carry out research and events to share ideas, influence policy and encourage collaboration across...

Evaluating the impact of Place2Be's primary school counselling service

26 Apr 2018

Place2Be is a children’s mental health charity that provides in-school support and training to improve the emotional wellbeing of pupils, families, and staff in primary and secondary schools. Founded in 1994, by 2016/17 Place2Be’s services were reaching 116,000 pupils across 282 primary and...