Year 1 & Year 2 Comparison
The following graphs show a comparison of the scores for the assessed foundations betweeen Year 1 and Year 2.
Number of foundations achieving each rating – both overall, and within each pillar – comparison between Year 1 and Year 2.
Overall Rating Year 1
This graph illustrates a breakdown of how the assessed foundations fared overall in Year 1.
Transparency Year 1
This graph illustrates a breakdown of how the assessed foundations fared on the transparency pillar in Year 1.
Diversity Year 1
This graph illustrates a breakdown of how the assessed foundations fared on the diversity pillar in Year 1.
Accountability Year 1
This graph illustrates a breakdown of how the assessed foundations fared on the accountability pillar in Year 1.
Comparing the performance of the Funders Group on numerical scores and ratings grades in Year 1 and Year 2
|Foundation||Overall score||Diversity Score||Accountabilty Score||Transparency Score||Overall Grade||Diversity Grade||Accountability Grade||Transparency Grade|
|Friends Provident Foundation||Improved||Improved||Improved||Improved||Same||Same||Improved||Same|
|John Ellerman Foundation||Improved||Improved||Improved||Improved||Improved||Improved||Improved||Same|
|Barrow Cadbury Trust||Improved||Improved||Improved||Improved||Same||Same||Improved||Same|
|Paul Hamlyn Foundation||Improved||Improved||No change||No change||Improved||Improved||Same||Same|
|Lankelly Chase Foundation||Got worse||Got worse||Got worse||No change||Got worse||Got worse||Got worse||Same|
|Esmée Fairbairn Foundation||Improved||Improved||Improved||Improved||Improved||Improved||Same||Same|
|Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust||Improved||Improved||No change||No change||Same||Improved||Same||Same|
|Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust||Improved||Improved||Improved||No change||Same||Same||Improved||Same|
|Power to Change||Improved||No change||Improved||Improved||Same||Same||Same||Same|
Questions showing the most improvement between Year One and Year Two
Are funding success rates provided and is there a reason given why not?
Has the foundation made a public commitment to be a Living Wage employer?
Is it possible to submit funding proposals in a range of different formats?
Does the foundation cite any evidence that it has consulted the communities it seeks to support in determining its funding priorities?
Does the foundation cite any criteria on which its funding decisions are made?
Questions showing the most deterioration between Year One and Year Two
Does the foundation publish its recruitment policy for board members?
Can you navigate the foundation’s website using only the keyboard (without a mouse)?
Does the foundation have an investment policy?
Does the foundation provide a bio for its senior staff?
Does the foundation have a plan to improve the diversity of its staff?
Number of foundations scoring zero in each pillar
Scored Zero Year 1
This graph illustrates the number of foundations that scored zero in each pillar in Year 1.