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Stronger foundations: Empathy makes you stronger

on 11 February 2020 , 4 minute read

Anne Kazimirski responds to ACF's Impact and learning report from the Stronger Foundations initiative which identifies and helps foundations pursue excellent practice.

Alex Green

Should I build an app? 4 things your charity should consider first

on 7 February 2020 , 5 minute read

Is building an app right for your charity? Alex Green shares four things you should consider when thinking about digital.

Social prescribing: working to get it right

By Charlotte Augst, Chief Executive, National Voices
on 6 February 2020

Charlotte Augst, Chief Executive, National Voices discusses their plans to explore what’s happening in local communities, and identify the key issues and solutions for effective social prescribing.

What happens to policy after Brexit?

on 31 January 2020 , 5 minute read

As the UK prepares to leave the European Union this evening, Leah Davis shares 5 five policy changes and shifts charities should start thinking about for the post-Brexit era.

Alex Green

Increasing the impact of education research: Translating How Knowledge Works into policy and practice

on 30 January 2020 , 4 minute read

Alex Green discusses the areas we identified on behalf of Templeton World Charity that could increase the impact of their Big Questions in Classrooms initiative.

Should disaster relief money fund core costs?

By Martha Mackenzie
on 29 January 2020 , 4 minute read

The challenge of distributing genuinely helpful aid is immense. The need for leadership, strategy, and organisational capacity is clear. In this guest blog, UNICEF's Martha Mackenzie makes the case for core funding in the midst of disaster relief.

Data protection day: A time for celebration and reflection

on 28 January 2020 , 5 minute read

As part of data protection day, Principal for Data, Rosario Piazza discusses the opportunities GDPR can bring for the social sector.

Can we end homelessness by 2030?

By Martin Burrows, Director of Research and Campaigns at Groundswell.
on 23 January 2020 , 6 minute read

What is the future of homelessness and what can the social sector do to help end it? This guest blog was written following an NPC event by Martin Burrows from Groundswell.

An agenda for impact in 2020

on 22 January 2020 , 5 minute read

NPC's CEO Dan Corry sets out our priorities for 2020.

Alex Green

NPC Labs: Why we’re embracing open working at NPC

on 14 January 2020 , 5 minute read

NPC Labs is a sketchbook, drawing board and very ambitious to-do list all rolled in to one. A place where we can think out loud, debate new ideas and move from thinking on our own to thinking as part of a wider community.

Regular evaluation makes a winner on charity governance

on 10 January 2020 , 4 minute read

Whatever the size of your organisation, celebrating your great governance is something that cannot be overstated. In 2019, YMCA North Tyneside won the Improving Impact (26+ paid staff) category at the Charity Governance Awards. We found out why regular evaluation was the key to their success.

Ending homelessness: how collaboration can drive change

By Funders Together to End Homelessness
on 9 January 2020 , 5 minute read

Funders Together to End Homelessness - a network of funders which supports strategic, innovative, and effective solutions to homelessness. This blog discusses the importance of collaborating and systems change in preventing and ending homelessness.

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