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What we do

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Support individuals and organisations

Our team of charity experts works directly with individuals and organisations in the charity sector to improve the impact they have on their chosen causes. And we publish free charity research, insights and resources on topics like theory of change and measuring social impact so that others can benefit.

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Challenge and inspire the charity sector

We challenge, inspire and help the charity sector to do the best it can. We bring our charity research, insights and expertise to the key issues it faces, highlight best practice, and bring people together to find solutions.

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Create the conditions for impact

We know that the charity sector needs the right conditions to help it achieve change—the right policy, the right infrastructure, the right funding. So, we’re working to make this happen.

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NPC Ignites
Events & Training

NPC Ignites: People, Impact, Purpose.

On 10 October 2019, 9:30 am5:00 pm
at 173 Euston Road

Our annual conference is designed to help charities keep pace with change and anticipate new trends and innovations to ensure their organisations are always maximising their social impact.

Resources

How are charities influencing change in the prison system?

on 5 February 2019

Early findings from conversations with policymakers, parliamentarians, charities and funders on charities’ role in influencing change in the criminal justice sector.

Blogs

What are charities and funders going to do about Brexit?

on 15 April 2019

With attention in government and the country at large focused on the policy recuperation and political drama of Brexit, is it time for charities and funders to assert their independence?

Events & Training

The future of tech: Embracing opportunities and managing risks

On 25 April 2019, 8:30 am10:30 am
at 2 New Street Square

This event will explore the challenges and risks for society posed by new technology, and the opportunities for the social sector to use new resources for good through the lens of young people.

Blogs

NPC Ignites: People, Impact, Purpose

on 2 April 2019

What can you expect from our annual conference NPC Ignites 2019?

training workshop
Events & Training

Improving your impact practice: An introduction for charities

On 25 June 2019, 10:00 am4:30 pm
at Fourth Floor, Harling House, 47-51 Great Suffolk Street

Understanding your impact and sharing what you learn is key to the voluntary sector becoming more effective. In this one day training workshop we go through what you should be measuring and why, and how to use this data.

Resources

Tackling the homelessness crisis: Why and how you should fund systemically

on 26 November 2018

Homelessness is a problem which has grown massively in the last decade. It is a complex issue that goes far beyond rough sleeping. Here we set homelessness in it's correct context, as a problem caused by systemic factors such as poverty, and suggest ways philanthropists can help.

Events & Training

Building a measurement framework: An introduction for funders

On 21 May 2019, 10:00 am4:30 pm
at Fourth Floor, Harling House, 47-51 Great Suffolk Street

NPC’s workshop takes you through the steps involved in measuring impact, how to articulate your impact as a funder, and how best to support applicants and grantees with evaluation.

Blogs

Putting the people into NPC: Our new strategy

on 12 March 2019

NPC CEO Dan Corry introduces our new strategy.

We have a team of around 40 staff, offering a range of industry knowledge and proficiency. Learn about their skills, experience, background and current work on everything from theory of change to philanthropy impact.

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