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We are an independent organisation working to inspire social change through research, policy and practice. Joseph Rowntree Foundation is committed to working towards a prosperous UK without poverty.

What we do

What we do

Our comprehensive strategy – We can solve poverty in the UK – sets out recommendations we are building on. We are working with private, public and voluntary sectors, individuals and communities, to inspire debate and action, and to develop solutions.

We are:

  • Searching out the underlying causes of poverty and disadvantage, and identifying solutions – through research and learning from experience
  • Publishing and promoting evidence, and bringing people together to share ideas
  • Demonstrating solutions – developing and running services, managing land and buildings, and supporting innovation
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