Community Sponsorship in the UK: Formative evaluation 2017-2020

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Colleges, School and Institutes


The Home Office introduced the UK’s Community Sponsorship Scheme (CSS) in 2016. The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) commenced a formative evaluation of the CSS in 2019 and presented interim findings in July 2019. This report builds on the findings of the first phase of the evaluation offering new insights into the aspirations and experiences of CSS volunteers, support for refugee families, and assessing the impact of the CSS on the wider communities in which groups are located.


Original languageEnglish
Number of pages37
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2020