Evaluation and research


  Youth Volunteering Branding Consultation December 2016


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GwirVol stemmed from the Russell Commission report, March 2005 which set out a framework to increase the level of community participation by young people across the UK, to the point that volunteering becomes a common feature in their lives.

GwirVol aims to; 

  • Increase the number and diversity of young people volunteering in Wales and;
  • Increase the number and quality of opportunities for young people to volunteer in Wales.

GwirVol Evaluation

In order to ensure we are meeting these aims and to inform our future strategy, GwirVol has carried out evaluations of it work. These evaluations are summarised in the reports published below;

Download GwirVol evaluation 2009-2011.
Download GwirVol young people’s focus groups report, research carried out by Dynamix Ltd.
Download GwirVol Youth led Grants Evaluation
Download Youth led grants evaluation summary
Download GwirVol young person questionnaire report

Download GwirVol Youth Led Grant report: May 2013

Download Evaluation of GwirVol Youth Led Grant Day

Independent Evaluation

GwirVol is funded by the Welsh Government Third Sector Unit who from time to time, commission independent evaluations of GwirVol. These evaluations are summarised in the reports published below;

Download the Oldbell3 Ltd Evaluation of the Welsh Assembly Government’s Volunteering Grants Programme


GwirVol also commissions research where relevant. Research is often used to inform future projects for GwirVol. Our research reports are published below;

Download the GwirVol MV50 consultation research report

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