NPC’s blog features opinion, news and debate around key issues affecting charities and funders. As well as posts by our own expert team, we feature guest bloggers from across the voluntary sector: from front-line charities to philanthropy advisors, grant-makers to government commissioners.

Read our take on the sector’s important questions, join in the discussion and share your views.

Troubled evaluations

The government’s Troubled Families Programme has had no discernible impact, according to those evaluating it. Dan Corry looks at what happened with the initiative, and why it matters.

5 ways data can improve your grant-making

There are over 10,000 charitable foundations in the UK, and between them they generate a vast amount of data. But this data has not traditionally been seen as a resource in the same way that money has been. At NPC, we think this is a missed opportunity. Here are five simple ways that data can improve your grant-making.

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