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The Directory of Social Change (DSC) is an independent charity that exists to help you help others. DSC offers a wide range of resources for charities. This includes training courses, publications, an online funding database, research, conferences, a bookshop and free resources on their website such as top tips and best-practice articles. DSC helps over 20,000 charities each year make leaps for their cause, and you could be one of them.

Press releases

Latest guide uncovers more funding for charities than ever before.

According to the latest edition of The Directory of Grant Making Trusts (DGMT), published by Directory of Social Change (DSC), contains over... read more

09.09.2019 • By Directory of Social Change

Outrage as new evidence shows charities won’t be paid back until 2050s...

New correspondence between Steve Reed MP and Civil Society Minister Mims Davies MP seen by the Directory of Social Change indicates that hundreds... read more

18.03.2019 • By Directory of Social Change

System for reporting on gender pay gap data is massively flawed

New research by the Directory of Social Change (DSC) reveals massive difficulties in finding accurate and transparent figures on the gender pay... read more

13.03.2019 • By Directory of Social Change

Even in socially responsible companies, women make up less than a...

New research from the Directory of Social Change shows that the majority of UK company directors from a sample of companies with community... read more

12.03.2019 • By Directory of Social Change


Charities are struggling as much as anyone with what the implications of Brexit might be. With EU funding disappearing, and the future of UK... read more

23.01.2019 • By Directory of Social Change