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What are the real, practical barriers which stop charities learning from the information they have on themselves? Drawing on a recent session at NPC Ignites, Anne Kazimirski, Head of Measurement and Evaluation, explores the issues.
Involving users in shaping services and strategies is increasingly considered to be both the right and most effective way for the social sector and charities to work. This paper argues for a greater focus in the social sector on what user involvement aims to achieve, and better efforts to evidence t
With the clock ticking, and the shape of a deal—or no deal—almost upon us, the next NPC topical debate, kindly hosted by Deloitte Not for Profit, will ask ‘is the social sector ready for Brexit?’
Why is NPC both a charity and a consultancy? What do we bring to the clients we work with? Sally Bagwell, Deputy Head of our Charities Team, explains.
At this year's NPC Ignites conference, NPC CEO Dan Corry asked the sector to imagine what an ideal version of itself might look like. He identified areas for improvement, such as concern for impact, and used new evidence together with existing resources to show there are issues with the sectors geog
Ahead of his appearance at NPC Ignites, Duncan Shrubsole, Director of Policy Communications and Research at Lloyds Bank Foundation argues that talk of mergers in the social sector is detracting from the value of collaboration.
In 2013 Friends Provident Foundation launched the Building Resilient Economies programme, motivated by the failures of the economic system to meet the needs of society and the environment. They asked us to evaluate this work.
Spark Inside deliver coaching in prisons to encourage rehabilitation, reduce violence and lower reoffending. Their CEO, Baillie Aaron, will be speaking at NPC Ignites and here sets out the challenges of evaluating programmes with incarcerated people and how they used co-design to overcome them.
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.
We have a team of around 35 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.