Current Projects

Find out more about what we’re working on at the moment and what we’ve completed recently.  For each project you can find out:

  • the project aims

  • key outputs such as briefings, articles and reports

  • how the project is making a difference

  • the funder(s) and timetable

There’s a link to older projects at the bottom of the page. 

We also accept commissions – if you’d like to work with us in future please contact us.


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Can growth sectors reduce poverty?

The Bevan Foundation is working with Warwick and Coventry Universities to find out how growth sectors can be harnessed to reduce poverty. Nearly one in four people of working age in Wales —lives on a low household income.  While working Read more »

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Making Welfare Work for Wales

Social security benefits play a huge role in the welfare and well being of people in Wales. Around one in six people of working age receive some form of benefit from the Department of Work and Pensions, and many more Read more »

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Tax for Good

The Wales Act 2014 gives the National Assembly for Wales one of its potentially most important powers to date – the ability to introduce new, devolved taxes. This project, funded by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, developed proposals for new Read more »

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Towards Wales without poverty

The Bevan Foundation is working with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation to produce an evidenced anti-poverty strategy for all age groups in Wales and the UK. The project is looking at: What measures of poverty should be used? What would a Wales Read more »


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Exchange – Issue 5

Essential summer reading on Brexit, the election and more, exclusively for Bevan Foundation subscribers. The latest edition of Exchange looks at where we want Wales to be and what we should have achieved in five years time. It’s been a Read more »

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Exchange – Issue 4

The spring edition of Exchange is out today! The fourth edition of our exclusive magazine sets the direction for the Fifth Assembly. We invited experts and practitioners from areas including social policy, health and housing to tell us what they think the biggest challenges facing Read more »

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Fair Pay: Merthyr Tydfil Living Wage Briefings

Approximately 6,000 workers in Merthyr Tydfil – around a quarter of the workforce – are paid below the voluntary Living Wage. So how can we change this? The Bevan Foundation is speaking to employers, workers, and organisations which want to see Merthyr Tydfil’s economy Read more »

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