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How philanthropists can help maternity services adapt

on 8 April 2020

In this case study, our Systems Change Principal, Seth Reynolds, interviews (virtually) Vicky Fobel, Public Affairs and Campaigns Manager at NCT, to learn how they’re adapting and what philanthropists can do to help parenting charities.

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How to engage young people in arts and culture

on 4 October 2019

The artistic landscape is shifting. Across the country, budgetary pressures and the demands of career-focussed choices mean we may be facing a generation of young people who have never experienced art at school or anywhere else. Philanthropists have an opportunity to change this.

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Transforming young people’s experience of Shakespeare

By Jacqui O’Hanlon
on 10 September 2019 , 5 minute read

In this guest blog, Jacqui O’Hanlon from the Royal Shakespeare Company shares how to use place, partnerships and youth leadership to engage young people in arts and culture.

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My best life 2

on 28 August 2019

My Best Life is an open and collaborative project seeking digital solutions to the challenges young people face.

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Bold partnerships drive youth engagement in arts and culture

By Sarah Lanchin
on 22 August 2019 , 5 minute read

In this guest blog, Sarah Lanchin, policy adviser for children and young people at The National Lottery Heritage Fund, explores their approach to involving young people in the projects they fund.

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What role can the social sector play in tackling youth crime?

on 22 July 2019 , 4 minute read

What is the social sector doing to reduce and prevent youth crime?

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My best life

on 18 July 2019 , 5 minute read

Introducing our new open and collaborative initiative to develop digital solutions to the challenges young people face.

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Keeping children safe online

on 15 July 2019

We’ve been working with Nominet and ParentZone to investigate the online safety landscape for young people so charities and funders can proactively drive best practice.

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Keeping children safe online – Why funders must step up

on 8 July 2019 , 5 minute read

Children today have grown up with technology all around them. But treating children like adults is a dangerous road to take. We believe charities and funders are well placed to be a leading voice in online safety.

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Can technology make us less lonely?

By Michelle Man and Thomas Abrams.
on 21 June 2019 , 5 minute read

Almost a third of groups we looked at are prioritising technology to overcome loneliness among young people. Here's how...

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Should you fund a charities’ mental health app?

on 14 May 2019

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?

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