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Resources and data

Data and resources for responses to COVID-19

20th April 2020

  Various organisations have been publishing data and resources to support the…
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COVID-19 Vulnerability Index

1st April 2020

British Red Cross COVID-19 vulnerability index British Red Cross has developed a…
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Community Needs Index – Your questions answered

15th January 2020

  Following on from the launch of our work with Local Trust…
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Community Needs Index – measuring social and cultural factors

21st October 2019

Local Trust commissioned OCSI to develop a quantitative measure of left behind…
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Indices of Deprivation

English Indices of Deprivation 2019

26th September 2019

We are happy to announce that the English Indices of Deprivation 2019…
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Left behind? Understanding communities on the edge

5th September 2019

The term left behind neighbourhoods is featuring more and more in social…
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Access to Healthy Assets and Hazards

31st July 2019

  Understanding the wider determinants of physical and mental health is an…
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A new measure of third sector activity available in Local Insight

23rd July 2019

  This post is from Mary Silk,  Researcher at OCSI. Is third…
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Case studies

Sussex Community Foundation | Support grant assessment and attract funding with Local Insight

26th June 2019

Sussex Community Foundation is one of the 46 community foundations across the…
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Resources and data

The power of spatial data for third sector organisations

17th June 2019

This is a guest post by James Bowles, PhD student at the…
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Local level internet engagement data

3rd April 2019

  Digital Exclusion is not a new topic. We know that even…
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How are Community Foundations benefiting from Local Insight?

21st March 2019

When it comes to understanding the needs of local communities, Community Foundations…
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LSOAs, LEPs and lookups : A beginner’s guide to statistical geographies

18th March 2019

  If this blog post has caught your eye, then you probably…
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Neighbourhood estimates on health conditions: What’s the story in your area?

19th February 2019

The latest additions to Local Insight are an interesting bunch. Not least…
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Resources and data

How to calculate your grant funding per head of the population

7th January 2019

  94 grantmakers are now publishing their funding data as open data…
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Small area benefits measures from DWP: What has changed and what does it mean?

14th December 2018

  There have been a number of changes in the local level…
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