The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty

    Through research, policy, collaboration and practical solutions, we aim to inspire action and change that will create a prosperous UK without poverty, where

    • more people want to solve poverty, understand it and take action
    • everyone has a decent, affordable home
    • everyone has a good living standard and prospects
    • more people find a route out of poverty through work
    • more people find a route out of poverty through a better system of social security

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    Portfolio of projects

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    Academic Collaborations

    We are always learning and are proud to partner with others as we develop

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