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Gingerbread’s Head of Evaluation and Learning, Hannah Wood discusses how the charity for single parents is using evidence to inform organisational strategies and learning through their ambitious new Change Framework.
Here NPC Consultant Matthew Mannix discusses three examples from our work across the Stone Family Foundations' Disadvantaged Youth Portfolio which illustrate the value of corporate-charity partnerships.
At our recent seminar hosted at the Clothworkers' Hall trustees shared the way they approach risk, and how their management and acceptance of it was advantageous to their charities. Here NPC Consultant Nicola Pritchard shared some of the insights from the day.
New NPC research highlights the massive potential of apps, developed by charities, to help young people with their mental health. But a crowded market, risk and cost are just some of the issues charities face doing this. So how should funders support them?
The evaluation of the Troubled Families program is one the biggest ever attempted of a government social program. NPC CEO Dan Corry explains why it is a cause for optimism but also a shining example of all the difficulties of evaluation at this scale.
NPC and CYI are launching the evaluation framework of the Youth Investment Fund (YIF) learning project. It provides the structure for the largest shared evaluation of open access youth provision in the UK to date and was co designed with over 90 YIF grantees.
Jane Thomas, of the Brexit Civil Society Alliance, explores the Brexit related issues the Alliance is hearing discussed by third sector and civil society organisations around the country.
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?
The top 300 foundations in the UK have combined assets of £65 billion and gave out £3.3 billion in grants in 2018. Do they understand their role in the systems that create social issues and should they be seeking to share or even give away their power?