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
1904
Age (years)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
117 
United Kingdom average
 33
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Joseph Rowntree
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Paul Kissack
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Paul Kissack
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Claire Ainsley
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 40
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 75
2020
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 40
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 30
% Female staff
2021
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 1%
United Kingdom average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2020
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 63%
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 40%
% Female researchers
2020
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 68%
United Kingdom average
 23%
Global average
 11%
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 40%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 9
United Kingdom average
 37
Global average
 33
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 3
2018
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 42
Financials
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 $594,864,030
United Kingdom average
 $80,363,223
Global average
 $51,084,618
2018
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 $10,843,310
2015
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 $8,487,463

Social

Likes (2021)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 12,767
United Kingdom average
 43,302
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 12,020
Likes (2016)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 9,805
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 170,617
United Kingdom average
 34,863
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 164,100
Followers (2017)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 147,404
Subscribers (2021)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 749
United Kingdom average
 11,625
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 491
Subscribers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
United Kingdom average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Followers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 290
United Kingdom average
 1,997
Global average
 8,281
Followers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 13,400
United Kingdom average
 5,605
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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