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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.

Charities and tech companies: Natural bedfellows?

For charities, cost is not the only barrier to embracing technology. Tech company Yoti are exploring how else they can support charities harness digital for good. Here Anna from their Social Partnerships team shares they’ve learned so far about making it work.

How to make a strategy for impact

‘A vision without a plan is just a dream. A plan without a vision is just drudgery. But a vision with a plan can change the world.’ We’ve updated of our free guide to charity strategy with some fresh thinking. Here Sally Bagwell introduces our approach and outlines some key principles for developing a strategy.

What’s in the box? Insights on the 2017 spring budget

Phillip Hammond took centre stage today to announce…not very much really. This was not a budget of a government about to go to the country, as some have called for. More likely this was about digging in for the long haul and battening down the hatches for the stormy winds of Brexit negotiations over the next few years. The chances

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