The Alex Ferry Foundation is just over a year old. An important work plan objective is to bring the philanthropic Foundation sector closer to the trade union movement. Recognising both as key players in maintaining an effective and dynamic civil society. Never has that been more relevant.

The role of trade unionists as sought after and active members of the governance of civil society organisations is both a neglected policy issue and under-researched. 

This report is an examination of the evidence around union member engagement with the governing bodies in both public and civil society. 

Read the full report here