Cathy Pharoah is the co-director of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Research Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy opened in October 2008, which is working on a number of research projects around charitable giving.
The Centre has highlighted the value of outsourcing for charitable institutions, the effect the economic downturn has had on charitable income, and the implications for the charity market.
Pharoah was director of research for the Charities Aid Foundation from 1995 until 2006, after which she went on to set up a new research company, Third Sector Prospect, in 2007
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