Our first funding round of 2021 closed back in February and saw nearly 50 applications. Today we are pleased to announce trustees have made ten new grants from that round, worth just under £900,000. We can’t wait for our new partners to get started on their exciting projects. Details of the new grants are below.
To develop and secure support for UK-wide and Scotland-only improvements to income replacement policies, using learning from the pandemic.
Research, policy work and development of resources to reduce financial impacts for prisoners’ families.
Research to understand the impact of job-loss on single parents and examine ways to help them back into sustainable employment.
Research on pay ratio disclosures detailing pay distribution at major UK employers; and reviewing stakeholder voice mechanisms in corporate governance structures.
Designing a post furlough labour market policy addressing the twin challenges of levelling up and net zero, and related advocacy work.
Modelling work to develop an evidence base to inform the Scottish Government’s next Child Poverty Delivery Plan.
Research into vulnerable young people’s (aged 16-25) experiences of food insecurity, and to develop evidence-based policy solutions.
Research to better understand and highlight the challenges people with dementia face as consumers and identifying policy, practice and product solutions.
Research and policy work on pensions taxation reform, through assessment of the distributional and incentive effects of practical options.
Exploring opportunities for innovation and voluntary increases in employer contributions to pensions and other financial workplace benefits.
Assessing the full impact of the pandemic on household wealth
Date: 12 July
Time: 11am – 12noon
Join Faisal Islam, Economics Editor of the BBC and Karen Rowlingson, Professor of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham for the launch of Standard Life Foundation and the Resolution Foundation's annual Wealth Audit