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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

How we are funded

IPPR is an independent registered charity, and our work would not be possible without the support offered to us by a wide range of funders, including charitable trusts, foundations, businesses, unions, voluntary sector organisations, local government, national government departments and individuals. We never accept money from political parties.

IPPR recognises that there is a public interest in the funding of think tanks, and we are committed to increasing transparency in this area. Every year, we publish our annual report, which outlines how our funds are raised and spent. Who Funds You? has awarded IPPR its second highest transparency rating of 'B', and Transparify has awarded IPPR its four-star 'broadly transparent' rating.

Browse our annual reports to find out more.

In the below chart we show the proportion of funding that we received from different sources during 2016.

Pie chart showing the proportion of different sources of funding to IPPR

We are extremely grateful for the generous support of all our supporters. They are listed below in funding bands.

Less than £5,000

BECCI - Wolverhampton University

Cross Sector Leadership Exchange Community

Inside Government

CEDOS

Publishers Licensing Society Limited

Mears Group

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

DWF

FES London

UCL - University College London

University of Exeter

Pitt-Watson Barnes Trust

City & Guilds

Google

Northern Railway

Peel Land & Property Investments Plc

Legal & General Property

PwC

Association of Colleges

Ark

Humanist Society Scotland

Impetus - Private Equity Foundation

James Anderson

John Lyons Charity

Pearson plc

Poplar Harca

White Young Green

£5,001 - £10,000

Bevan Brittan

County Councils Network

NASUWT

Heathrow

The UK in a Changing Europe

Aston University

Catalyst Housing

Nationwide Building Society

Royal Town Planning Institute

Associated British Ports

Atkins Shared Services Facility

Clive Hollick

PD Ports Group

Peel Ports Group

Port of Tyne

Unison Scotland

Prudential

The British Academy

Institute for Policy Research, University of bath

Resolution Foundation

Lloyds Banking Group

Asda

Calor Gas

John Mills

London Councils

Oxfam

Politics and Economics Research Trust

Prof. Len Collinson

Sir Trevor Chinn

Squire Patton Boggs

The Hollick Family Charitable Trust

£10,001 - £20,000

BBC

Keolis

European Commission

Atkins

Berkeley Group

ASDA

Association of British Insurers

Aviva plc

Bloomberg

BP International Limited

BT

NASUWT

National Grid

Shell

Gatsby Foundation

Burning Glass

The Harpur Trust

Further Education Trust for Leadership

Greenpeace

Citizens Advice Bureau

Lloyds Bank Foundation

Teach First

Trade Union Congress

John Wiley & Sons Limited

Tata Consultancy Services

BVCA

Northern Health Science Alliance

Barrow Cadbury Trust

Celgene

GlaxoSmithKline

Inclusion Trust

Merck

Northern Gas Networks

RIBA

RELX

£20,001 - £50,000

Open Society Foundation

Newcastle City Council

EY

Airbnb Ireland

Aviva

Guy Baring

Manchester Society of Chartered Accountants

The Lankelly Chase Foundation

Lloyds Banking Group

Kaplan International

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Nuffield Foundation

City of London Corporation

Responsible Gambling Trust

BMW

Stephen Peel

Greater London Authority

£50,001 - £250,000

Millfield House

Trust for London

Martin Taylor

Oak Foundation

European Climate Foundation