Covid-19 - NPC

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Rethinking and rebuilding the charity sector post-pandemic

on 21 September 2021 , 1 minute read

At an event on 16 September 2021, we launched the next phase of our Rethink, Rebuild programme of work. This initiative is about rethinking how charity and philanthropy operate and rebuilding together. Learn more about our five ideas for the future of the sector via this event recording.

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charity impact Alex Miller

Why health should be on all charities’ agenda

on 13 September 2021 , 1 minute read

On 7 September 2021, NPC held an event with the Health Foundation on the long-term impacts of Covid-19 on the nation’s health and how charities can help tackle health inequalities. Full recording here.


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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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.

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Listen: The charity sector after a year of crisis

on 1 March 2021

How has the charity sector has been impacted by the covid-19 pandemic?

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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?

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Digital mental health services

on 3 February 2021

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

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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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Maximising user involvement opportunities and 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?

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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.

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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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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.