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.

Learning how to move with change

The great urban theorist Marshall Berman that you have to be adept at moving with change, rather than just against it. At NPC we’ve been researching how well charities are doing this. George Hoare explains why we hope the next stage of this research will inspire charities to face uncertainty with creativity.

Let’s get together: Navigating the risks of collaboration

There’s growing recognition that partnering with those that share your mission is a sensible way of delivering greater impact. But it’s likely that the operational, financial and strategic risks involved may be acting as a barrier to some charities collaborating more. Here David Britton, Charity Director at specialist insurer Ecclesiastical, gives some tips on getting a handle on these risks.

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