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Has Covid-19 really ended homelessness?

on 10 August 2020 , 3 minute read

The government’s ‘Everyone In’ scheme, in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, is probably the single most significant homelessness policy shift in the UK for a number of years. Whilst temporarily addressing rough sleeping, there are issues that policymakers, charities and funders must face up to.

The next stage of State of the Sector 2020: Has Covid-19 further overstretched charities?

on 7 August 2020 , 3 minute read

We want to further develop our State of the Sector 2020 research to highlight new challenges and advocate for change in the wake of the pandemic. Help shape the next stage of this project.

What’s holding back digital innovation in the charity sector?

on 6 August 2020 , 6 minute read

Insights and recommendations from Media Trust and NPC’s virtual roundtable.

What have we learnt from the Covid-19 volunteering boom?

on 3 August 2020 , 3 minute read

The recent increase in volunteering is very heart warming. We need a critical reflection on what has worked and what has not during this crisis.

Using a learning culture to build back better

on 31 July 2020 , 4 minute read

In response to the Covid-19 crisis, we’ve all had to adapt our services and try new things. How can charities continue to develop a learning culture beyond the crisis?

Getting charities up the (conservative) policy agenda

on 30 July 2020 , 7 minute read

We were grateful to have Danny Kruger and Charlotte Pickles virtually join us to discuss how charities can rise up the government agenda, and explore how current thinking in conservatism squares with that in the sector. Here’s a recap of a few of the big questions we debated.

Innovations, opportunities and ambition at NPC Ignites 2020

on 28 July 2020 , 3 minute read

NPC Ignites is going virtual, our 2020 conference will now take place fully online. It is more critical than ever that we come together to discuss the future of the sector and examine new solutions to the problems we currently face.

Understanding your data: One way to build back better?

on 23 July 2020 , 4 minute read

As we emerge from lockdown, new questions present themselves, such as how can we build back better? Data can help ensure that our focus is on the right questions as we look to a future beyond Covid-19.

A new way to rebuild post-covid

By Mike Adamson
on 15 July 2020 , 5 minute read

In this guest blog, Mike Adamson, CEO of the British Red Cross, shares his reflections on a “New Power” approach to recovery.

Tris Lumley

Building a giving strategy and giving you a run for your money

on 13 July 2020 , 4 minute read

NPC's Tris Lumley details a running challenge that he is tackling at the time of publication. Find out more about how to get involved, plus his quick thoughts on how to build a giving strategy.

Why climate change is a risk to all our missions

on 10 July 2020 , 4 minute read

At a time of heightened demand, what does the climate crisis mean for charities? NPC recently convened a roundtable event on this topic, and our discussions explored how climate change is a risk to the missions of all charities and funders.

How can funders rebalance power during the Covid-19 crisis?

on 7 July 2020 , 4 minute read

Covid-19 has challenged the charity and grant-making sectors to do better. What can funders do to rebalance power dynamics during and beyond Covid-19? We’re encouraging funders to rebalance power by better understanding yourself, your grantees, and your goals.

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