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Funders and Business clients

Our activities are funded by grant-based research from bodies such as the Economic and Social Research Council and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, and contract research commissioned by clients that include national government departments, international organisations and a range of local and regional bodies.

Grant fundersThird sector and business
  • Economic Social Research Council
  • Arts and Humanities Research Council
  • Natural Environment Research Council
  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
  • British Academy
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • Technology Strategy Board
  • Barrow Cadbury Trust
  • Arts Enterprise with a Social Purpose
  • Food Farming and Countryside Commission
  • Ikea
  • New Philanthropy Capital
  • Plunkett Foundation
  • Power to Change
  • School for Social Entrepreneurs
  • Unltd
Public sectorInternational organistations
  • British Bankers Association
  • Department for Business and Trade
  • Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
  • Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • HM Treasury
  • Innovate UK
  • Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • Research England
  • Scottish Government / Scottish Executive
  • UK Research and Innovation
  • London Borough of Barnet
  • London Borough of Hounslow
  • British Council
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • European Commission/Horizon 2020-Marie 
    Curie-Research & Innovation Staff Exchange
  • European Commission – DG Employment
  • European Commission – Directorate-General for
    Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
  • European Institute of Technology Climate Knowledge 
    and Innovation Community (EIT Climate-KIC)
  • International Labour Organisation
  • World Health Organisation
  • Youth Business International

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