Our work

THE FA: the social and economic value of grassroots football. Launched July 2019, this is a pioneering look at understanding the benefits of football to those who play the game. Read and download the full report from the Football Association website.

Sported.  Investigating the impact on young people of sports club membership in line with the DCMS ‘Community Development’ outcomes. Download the summary and technical reports below.
Sport England. Using the Jump Volunteer Survey to compare sport volunteers to national data to understand the motivations, barriers and life stages of why people volunteer in sport. Download the full summary and technical report below
Happy Days. New, advanced statistical research looking at the causal relationship between volunteering and wellbeing. Does volunteering really make us happier and healthier? Download the full report below
In partnership with BT, Cancer Research, National Trust and Sport England.
Download the full report below.
In partnership with BT, Cancer Research, National Trust and Sport England.
Download the full report below.

St John Ambulance

Understanding their volunteers

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NCS

Wellbeing and Human Capital Valuation

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#BigThankYou

At BBC Sports Personality of The Year

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Fields In Trust

A ground breaking look at the value of parks and green space

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Hidden Diamonds

Hidden Diamonds

The true value of sports volunteers

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GIVERS volunteering

GIVERS

Behavioural science on why people do and don’t volunteer

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Resources

The team behind Jump has published reports for DCMS and worked with London 2012 legacy charity Join In to reveal social impacts of sport and culture, as related to wellbeing and other metrics.

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Why is volunteering biased towards the more affluent? An exhaustive look at the UK national data sets what can be done about it.

January 2019
Ricky Lawton, Will Watt

Ethnic diversity and volunteering. Mixed method research that reveals the who, why and why not of UK volunteering.

January 2019
Ricky Lawton, Will Watt

The benefits of volunteering. Summary of work 2014 to 2019 on the link between volunteering and wellbeing.

January 2019, Ricky Lawton, Will Watt

Happy Days New, advanced statistical research looking at the causal relationship between volunteering and wellbeing.

July 2019, Iulian Gramatki, Ricky Lawton, Lizzie Trotter, Will Watt

Sport England. Using the Jump Volunteer Survey to compare sport volunteers to national data in order to understand the motivations, barriers and life stages of volunteering in sport. 2019
NCS Wellbeing and Human Capital Valuation

April 2017, authors Vicky Clayton, Daniel Fujiwara, Ricky Lawton, Will Watt

Making Time
How behavioural science can persuade more people to give their time and volunteer, with a focus on sport. Authors Will Watt, Ricky Lawton, Daniel Fujiwara (Copyright Sport and Recreation Alliance and Simetrica).
Fields in Trust – The wellbeing value of parks Download and read the full report and summary below or on the Fields In Trust website.
Sported. Summary, full technical report and literature review from Leeds Beckett University.
 
 
 
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