Covid-19 - NPC

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Blogs

How to measure the health of the charity sector

By and Tom Collinge
on 22 July 2021 , 4 minute read

With the recent relaxation of Covid-19 regulations in England, can we find a metric that helps us better understand the health of our sector as we enter a world without coronavirus restrictions?

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Events & Training

Why health should be on all charities’ agenda

On 7 September 2021, 3:00 pm4:30 pm
at Zoom

Following the publication of the Health Foundation’s COVID-19 impact inquiry on 6 July, this event will ask what the long term impacts are on the nation's health, and how the charities can work together to address health inequalities.

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Blogs

Measuring volunteer impact on the Covid-19 frontline

By Claire Burley
on 9 March 2021 , 3 minute read

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St John Ambulance volunteers have been supporting the NHS. Now they are involved in their biggest ever peacetime project: assisting with the UK's Covid-19 vaccine roll out.

Blogs

How to do situation analysis when everything is changing

By and Rachel Tait
on 9 February 2021 , 7 minute read

You need to know where you are now before mapping out where you’d like to get to. But how do you do this when everything is changing?

Resources

Digital mental health services

on 3 February 2021

The impact of Covid-19 on young people's mental health

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Blogs

Driving data-led decision-making with the Local Needs Databank

By Amelia Smith
on 28 January 2021 , 5 minute read

Our Local Needs Databank helps charities and funders understand existing needs and support provisions across the UK. This blog sets out how our data dashboards can help you better target your work and how your charity can help our databank grow.

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Blogs

How to maximise user involvement opportunities in an age of social distancing

on 21 January 2021 , 5 minute read

Co-design happens when a charity and its stakeholders work together to design or rethink a service. But how can we encourage user participation at a time of lockdowns and social distancing? This blog shares useful insights into how to involve users in service design or improvement during a pandemic.

Resources

How philanthropists should respond to coronavirus

on 19 January 2021

A collaborative effort to help philanthropists keep charities serving throughout the coronavirus crisis, and prepare for whatever challenges the post-covid world will hold.

Resources

Shifting your funding practices during Covid-19

on 19 January 2021

Covid is changing how funders give. This guide explores what shifts in practice we have seen, what shifts we think are valuable, and what else funders could be doing.

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Blogs

How to combat the issue of rising needs and declining resources

By Ed Mayo
on 2 December 2020 , 5 minute read

When the economy dips, needs rise and the resources open to charities dip too. What we need is a system that is effective at stopping this 'scissors effect' and at meeting needs, not just where, but when they arise.

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Blogs

Civil society needs a seat at the table: Communities, Covid-19 and Marcus

By and Dan Corry
on 27 November 2020 , 3 minute read

Charities, social enterprises, community organisations and all their funders are crucial to getting us through this crisis. That’s why civil society needs to be given a seat at the table, both in Whitehall and in town halls, and we need to see everyone working together at a local level.

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Blogs

Setting your charity’s reserves policy through and beyond Covid-19

on 25 November 2020 , 4 minute read

Reserves are meant for a rainy day, and Covid-19 is undoubtedly such a day. What types of reserves should a charity hold and how should trustees handle them in the current climate?

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