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
 37
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Joseph Rowntree
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Claire Ainsley
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2016): Julia Unwin CBE
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 30
United Kingdom average
 53
Global average
 139
% Female staff
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
40% 
United Kingdom average
45% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
40% 
United Kingdom average
32% 
Global average
33% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 42
United Kingdom average
 53
Global average
 249
Financials
2018
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 $10,843,310
United Kingdom average
 $21,702,038
Global average
 $91,462,454
2015
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 $8,487,463

Social

Likes (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 12,020
United Kingdom average
 14,506
Global average
 27,922
Likes (2016)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 9,805
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 164,100
United Kingdom average
 25,245
Global average
 16,331
Followers (2017)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 147,404
Followers (2016)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 138,372
Subscribers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 491
United Kingdom average
 12,831
Global average
 6,574
Subscribers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
United Kingdom average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Followers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 290
United Kingdom average
 2,032
Global average
 9,121
Followers (2019)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
 13,400
United Kingdom average
 5,711
Global average
 6,899

Data notes

Last updated: 11/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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