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The cost of living crisis: Q&A with charities from rural Shropshire

on 11 August 2022 , 5 minute read

This is a question and answer piece with charities from Shropshire, including Citizens Advice Shropshire, Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin, Marches Energy Agency and Shropshire Food Poverty Alliance.

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Charity Expert Dan Corry

Why we should watch the new Chelsea charity closely

on 4 August 2022 , 3 minute read

Money from the recent sale of Chelsea FC—maybe up to £2.5bn—has been pledged for the victims of the war in Ukraine. The incredible potential for impact from this vast amount of money means we should all be watching this process closely.

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How we can better decolonise and shift power in our sector

By Sanjukta Moorthy
on 2 August 2022 , 5 minute read

Taking an active step away from the power you automatically have opens space for others to play a more active role in their lives. This guest blog discusses the importance of decolonisation and the shifting of power dynamics in the social sector.

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Is this the end of the line for ‘levelling up’?

on 28 July 2022 , 4 minute read

Both candidates vying to be our next PM have made public commitments to continue the government's 'levelling up' agenda, but how highly will they prioritise the agenda and what will their plans mean for charities?

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Igniting debate and tackling the biggest challenges on our 20th anniversary

on 27 July 2022 , 3 minute read

This year’s NPC Ignites, 11-13 October, is even more special as we are also celebrating our 20th birthday. At our annual conference, we will be igniting thought-provoking discussions and tackling the biggest challenges facing our sector.

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The cost of living crisis: Q&A with Chance Changing Lives and In Kind Direct

on 21 July 2022 , 3 minute read

This is a question and answer piece with Chance Changing Lives, facilitated by In Kind Direct, uncovering the impact of the cost of living crisis on individuals and charities.

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Women’s Euro 2022: Elevating young people’s voices and networks

By Ceylon Andi Hickman
on 20 July 2022 , 4 minute read

With the Women’s Euro 2022 currently taking place in England, this guest blog by Ceylon Andi Hickman, Head of Brand at Football Beyond Borders, shares how they are tapping into tournament fever.

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What will the environmental crises mean for older people and disabled people in the UK?

on 15 July 2022

NPC is running a series of roundtables, convening charities and funders to understand how the environmental crises affect different social groups and what charities can do to respond.

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What does the future look like for family foundations?

By John Stone, philanthropist and entrepreneur
on 14 July 2022

To mark our 20th birthday, we've been talking to leading figures and people doing things differently to ask: Where next for social impact?

Environmental Expert Liz Gadd

Listen: Collaborating On The Climate Crisis

on 12 July 2022

We need to better understand how the changing environment is going to impact different people, and ensure the most disadvantaged aren't worst affected.

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Rhodri Davies: Would AI be good or bad for philanthropy? Will AI replace grant-makers?

By Rhodri Davies, Philanthropy Expert, Researcher and Commentator
on 4 July 2022

To mark our 20th birthday, we've been talking to leading figures and people doing things differently to ask: Where next for social impact?

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Fozia Irfan: What will it take to shift power in grantmaking?

By Fozia Irfan, Director of Children and Young People at BBC Children in Need
on 4 July 2022

To mark our 20th birthday, we've been talking to leading figures and people doing things differently to ask: Where next for social impact?

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Find out more about our expertise and initiatives. NPC welcomes guest blogs on this page. Do you have a story to tell or something to say on an issue affecting the charity sector? Get in touch and pitch us your blog idea.

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