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Charities in prisons: Relationships, incentives, and access

on 7 November 2018

Researcher Theo Clay shares some early work from Criminal Justice Project. We have been speaking to around 30 charities to hear about their challenges, but also to shine a light on examples of prisons and charities working well together.

Should charities collaborate or merge to maximise their potential?

on 5 November 2018

At last month’s NPC ignites conference, a panel of experts from charities and funders discussed whether working together meant formal and informal collaboration or if mergers were the best way to maximise resources for causes.

Audio: How can charities harness new power dynamics?

on 31 October 2018

Chief Executive of Nesta Geoff Mulgan works with charities and social organisations around the world to help them understand the ways technology is shaping the future. Here he speaks to attendees of NPC Ignites 2018 on the changing nature of power in the world today and what it means for charities.

2018 Budget reaction from NPC CEO Dan Corry

on 30 October 2018

Dan Corry's statement on the Budget of 2018.

NPC announce new Chair Elect: Vaughan Lindsay

on 29 October 2018

New Philanthropy Capital are excited to announce the new Chair Elect of their trustee board is Vaughan Lindsay. He will chair the trustees in the new year, as Richard Atterbury steps down following six years as in the role.

Peppa Pig & place shaping projects

By Tom Alexander
on 26 October 2018

What have traditional local government and civil society approaches to problems got in common with Peppa Pig characters? Well according to Tom Alexander, Head of Commissioning & Corporate Improvement in Sutton, they're both two dimensional. And the similarities don't end there.

How to understand and use social sector data

on 24 October 2018

Don't know where to start collecting, analysing and using data? NPC can help.

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What are the barriers to learning from evaluation?

on 18 October 2018

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.

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Why we need to do user involvement right

on 17 October 2018

User involvement is in the spotlight, and while participatory and influencing practices are nothing new, they are now making it to the mainstream. But are they being used as well as they could be? Rosie McLeod, Deputy Head of Measurement and Evaluation explores her new research.

Mental Health in the UK: From Awareness to Action?

on 15 October 2018

Carin Eisenstein, NPC Consultant, looks back at the last year in mental health, highlighting the vital role charities have played in promoting awareness and the need for private funding—now more than ever.

Let’s have more collaboration and less merger

By Duncan Shrubsole
on 8 October 2018

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.

Eat your data, it’s good for you!

By Suzanne Jacob OBE
on 4 October 2018

Ahead of 2018's NPC Ignite, conference speaker and CEO of SafeLives, Suzanne Jacob OBE, sets out the changing challenges they have faced and lessons they have learnt trying to use tech for good.

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