Invest in young lives: building philanthropic support for disabled children and young people

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Joy, Iona; Boswell, Katie; Simmonds, Lynn
New Philanthropy Capital
Date of publication
22 September 2016
Disabled people, Families, Social Policy
Social welfare
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This report argues that more philanthropic support should be channelled towards organisations which help disabled children and young people.

It seeks to bridge the gap between the evidence base and philanthropic support, and identifies opportunities for philanthropists to drive lasting change for children and their families.

Key points:

  • Why more support is needed for disabled children and young people.
  • Where philanthropic support should be targeted.
  • What the priority areas for support are.
  • How can this support be achieved.

This study is based on interviews and a roundtable with experts in the disabled children and young people’s sector.

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