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Animal welfare in Scotland: A guide for funders

on 25 October 2016

This report is a guide for funders who want to promote animal welfare in Scotland. It maps the issue, and helps funders understand the many different approaches and solutions they could support.

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Neurological conditions in Scotland: A guide for funders

on 25 October 2016

This report is a guide for funders who want to improve the lives of people with neurological conditions in Scotland.

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Invest in young lives: Building philanthropic support for disabled children and young people

on 22 September 2016

This report makes the case that more philanthropic support should be channelled towards organisations helping disabled children and young people. It seeks to bridge the gap between the evidence base and philanthropic support—highlighting why the cause is important and identifying opportunities for philanthropists to drive lasting change for children and their families.

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Information provision for people with Multiple Sclerosis

on 15 July 2016

For anyone with a health condition like Multiple Sclerosis, having access to quality and timely information is crucial. This report presents a theory of change and outcomes measurement framework approach for the provision of information to people with MS. It could be used by any organisation in the MS sector to help assess the effectiveness of its information provision activities and how it can improve them.

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Tackling child abuse in Scotland: A guide for funders

on 23 May 2016

This report is a guide for funders who want to combat child abuse in Scotland. It maps the landscape of the issue, and helps funders understand the many different charities and approaches that they could support.

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Visual impairment in Scotland: A guide for funders

on 23 May 2016

Independent funders can make a big difference to the lives of visually impaired people in Scotland. This report maps the landscape of the issue, and helps funders understand the many different charities and approaches that they could support.

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Social investment in Northern Ireland’s environmental NGO sector

on 11 April 2016

Our report on the potential for social investment to finance the environmental NGO sector in Northern Ireland.

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Measuring the well-being of young people with Special Educational Needs

on 12 November 2015

In 2013, NPC was commissioned to develop modified versions of its Well-being Measure suitable for young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN). This report outlines this adaptation process. It also presents the adapted questionnaires with an accompanying set of guidelines, so that others can also use them to measure the well-being of young people with SEN.

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Building a movement: Review of the Inspiring Impact programme

on 19 August 2015

The Inspiring Impact programme works with charities and funders to change the way the charity sector thinks about impact. Three years since its launch, this evaluation explores the programme's own impact on the sector and those who have used its tools. It also outlines opportunities for development over the next three years.

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Financial Capability Outcome Frameworks

on 16 September 2014

Two new financial capability outcome frameworks, one for adults and one for children and young people, have been developed as part of the new draft Financial Capability Strategy for the UK. The Money Advice Service commissioned NPC to co-create these frameworks with a range of experts and practitioners from across the financial capability sphere.

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J.P. Morgan Philanthropy Impact Report 2014

on 3 September 2014

For the fourth year running, the J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation commissioned NPC to review its grant-making programme in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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How to spend a penny

on 12 June 2014

This paper summarises ten lessons the Stone Family Foundation has learned from funding in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) to share knowledge with other funders and the WASH sector as a whole. Despite clean water, sanitation and hygiene being basic necessities, investment is woefully lacking and many traditional approaches to funding have not worked. Funding more innovative, entrepreneurial initiatives can offer more effective, enduring solutions.

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