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
 119
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 31
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
 33
Global average
 89
% Female staff
2020
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 63%
United Kingdom average
 38%
Global average
 18%
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
 32
Global average
 33
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 3
Financials
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 $594,864,030
United Kingdom average
 $78,137,212
Global average
 $52,275,158
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
 41,294
Global average
 31,361
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
 33,571
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 164,100
Followers (2017)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 147,404
Subscribers (2021)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 749
United Kingdom average
 11,335
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 491
Subscribers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
United Kingdom average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Followers (2021)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 524
United Kingdom average
 17,653
Global average
 14,023
Followers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 290
Followers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 13,400
United Kingdom average
 5,492
Global average
 6,394

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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