Think tank

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

JRF

York, United Kingdom

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
 32
Founded by
Founders: Joseph Rowntree
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Paul Kissack
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Paul Kissack
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 40
United Kingdom average
 33
Global average
 85
% Female staff
2021
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 68%
United Kingdom average
 42%
Global average
 48%
2020
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 63%
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 40%
% 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
 34
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 3
Financials
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 $594,864,030
United Kingdom average
 $78,517,564
Global average
 $51,716,051
2018
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 $10,843,310
2015
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 $8,487,463

Social

Likes (2022)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 13,162
United Kingdom average
 49,455
Global average
 32,624
Likes (2021)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 12,767
Likes (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 12,020
Followers (2022)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 175,486
United Kingdom average
 37,280
Global average
 19,187
Followers (2021)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 170,617
Followers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 164,100
Subscribers (2022)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 870
United Kingdom average
 11,939
Global average
 5,592
Subscribers (2021)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 749
Subscribers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 491
Subscribers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
United Kingdom average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Followers (2022)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 655
United Kingdom average
 20,787
Global average
 14,557
Followers (2021)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 524
Followers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 290
Followers (2022)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 31,072
United Kingdom average
 11,166
Global average
 16,270
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
Notes: JRF also funds others' projects
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