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Pink boats and mirrors: What are we learning about systems change?

on 26 July 2019 , 5 minute read

Organisations like Extinction Rebellion are pushing the concept of systems change, which the social sector has been using for some time, up the agenda. So what lessons can we offer on the subject?

What role can the social sector play in tackling youth crime?

on 22 July 2019 , 4 minute read

What is the social sector doing to reduce and prevent youth crime?

Shifting power, changing lives

on 19 July 2019 , 5 minute read

How can funders boost the capacity of charities and communities advocating for change?

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My best life

on 18 July 2019 , 5 minute read

Introducing our new open and collaborative initiative to develop digital solutions to the challenges young people face.

Keeping children safe online – Why funders must step up

on 8 July 2019 , 5 minute read

Children today have grown up with technology all around them. But treating children like adults is a dangerous road to take. We believe charities and funders are well placed to be a leading voice in online safety.

Learning from the frontline

on 28 June 2019 , 5 minute read

Here Senior Consultant Rachel Tait, shares what she learned at a recent event on homelessness hosted by National Lottery Community Fund which aimed to inform their Partnerships funding.

The importance of people and place in creating effective lasting social change in communities

By Sally-Anne Greenfield
on 26 June 2019 , 4 minute read

Sally-Anne Greenfield, newly appointed trustee of NPC talks about why she believes our new strategy is an important step in the right direction.

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Can technology make us less lonely?

By Michelle Man and Thomas Abrams.
on 21 June 2019 , 5 minute read

Almost a third of groups we looked at are prioritising technology to overcome loneliness among young people. Here's how...

NPC Ignites 2019: Impact for people

on 19 June 2019 , 4 minute read

The programme for this year's NPC Ignites has been announced. Find out what the hot topics are and who will be debating them.

Labour’s Civil Society Strategy

on 14 June 2019 , 5 minute read

Labour launched its own Civil Society Strategy this week. Here Tom Collinge, NPC Media and Communications Manager draws out what this means for charities and funders.

Who’s next?

on 7 June 2019 , 6 minute read

It’s game on in the race to lead the Tory party. With odds changing daily and the race well underway, we take a look at the charity CVs of those applying for today’s top job in politics.

Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best talent

on 5 June 2019 , 5 minute read

Here NPC's Chief Operating Officer Sarah Broad discusses the steps we've taken to review and refresh our approach to recruitment with the dual aim of reducing the time and cost to recruit and improving our diversity equality and inclusion.

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