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Dan Corry

Putting the people into NPC: Our new strategy

on 12 March 2019

NPC CEO Dan Corry introduces our new strategy.

Deciding where to draw the line: Defining arts and culture

on 6 March 2019

What is art? It might seem academic but for charities trying to engage young people in culture, defining arts and culture matters.

Learning to involve stakeholders in your charity’s work

on 5 March 2019

What practical steps should charities take to to involve users in an ethical way?

The Ballad of Ronnie (Cohen)

By Anoushka Kenley & Dan Corry
on 4 March 2019

U2's Bono and a private equity firm seem like an unlikely pair to solve the question of impact measurement. Nevertheless, they are having a go. What pitfalls do they need to avoid?

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Help us make theory of change even more useful

on 12 February 2019

Over the next few months, with the support of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, we are going to be rewriting and redesigning our guidance on theory of change and we want your help.

How charities are influencing change in prisons: What we’ve found so far

on 5 February 2019

In the face of massive budget cuts, turnover in political leadership, and a rising prison population, is there anything charities can do to improve the situation in prisons? Sally Bagwell, Deputy Head of Charities, outlines the findings of new research.

Ten ways to make your charity genuinely digital  

on 29 January 2019

It's not enough to just do 'digital' these days, so how can charities make sure technology is embedded in all their work? NPC Consultant Nicola Pritchard reports back from our recent event.

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Three lessons to help charities increase their impact

on 24 January 2019

The Impact for Growth Peer Network of the Impact Management Programme (now merged with Inspiring Impact) was set up last July and has grown from 11 to 40 members. What have the grantees learnt from being part of the network and how can it help the wider sector?

Dan Corry

2019: The year ahead for NPC

on 18 January 2019

How will NPC be supporting the social sector over the next 12 months?

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What can 360Giving data tell us about homelessness funding?

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on 4 January 2019 , 8 minute read

Homelessness is a modern crisis. At NPC, we're interested in how philanthropy can help tackle it. We delved into 360Giving data to see which private trusts and foundations fund homelessness interventions, which organisations they’re funding, and what that funding looks like. Here's what we found.

DCMS appoints NPC to lead evaluation and learning for Building Connections Fund

on 2 January 2019

We're pleased to announce we'll be leading a consortium of evaluation and learning providers for the Building Connections Fund—an £11.5m investment to tackle loneliness, funded by the UK Government, the Big Lottery Fund and the Co-op Foundation.

Looking back on 2018

on 19 December 2018 , 4 minute read

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to take a step back and reflect on the last 12 months. This year has featured some big challenges. Find out how we responded to some of the complex issues of 2018.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Take a look at our thematic areas of focus, for everything from our thoughts on good governance to the role of digital and data.

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