The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is an independent organisation working to inspire social change through research, policy and practice. Our vision is for a prosperous UK without poverty where everyone can thrive and contribute. To achieve this, they work in partnership with private, public and voluntary sectors, as well as with individuals and communities.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/

Address:
The Homestead, 40 Water End, York YO30 6WP, UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
UK
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1903
Age (years)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
120 
United Kingdom average
 35
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Joseph Rowntree
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Paul Kissack
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Paul Kissack
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Paul Kissack
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 35
United Kingdom average
 41
Global average
 66
2021
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 40
% Female staff
2023
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 63%
United Kingdom average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 68%
2020
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 63%
% Female researchers
2021
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 68%
United Kingdom average
 20%
Global average
 16%
2020
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 68%
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 40%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 9
United Kingdom average
 32
Global average
 35
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 3
Financials
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 $594,864,030
United Kingdom average
 $81,143,207
Global average
 $52,546,603
2018
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 $10,843,310
2015
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 $8,487,463

Social

Likes (2023)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 14,127
United Kingdom average
 44,792
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 13,162
Likes (2021)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 12,767
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 177,838
United Kingdom average
 29,015
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2022)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 175,486
Followers (2021)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 170,617
Subscribers (2023)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 1,050
United Kingdom average
 12,247
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 870
Subscribers (2021)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 749
Subscribers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
United Kingdom average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Followers (2023)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 855
United Kingdom average
 23,079
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 655
Followers (2021)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 524
Followers (2022)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 31,072
United Kingdom average
 11,190
Global average
 16,662
Followers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 13,400

Data notes

Last updated: 23/01/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation┬┤s website
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