Data - NPC

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Resources

Rethink, Rebuild

on 16 September 2021

Five ideas for our post-pandemic future.

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Resources

From shared data to shared intelligence

on 16 September 2021
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Blogs

An update on ‘Data Labs’

on 17 August 2021 , 3 minute read

Our 'Data Labs' project aims to open up government administrative data to the charity sector. Data Labs allow organisations to answer the all-important question: did we make a difference?

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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?

Local Needs Databank on charities and Covid-19
Resources

Interactive databank on charities and Covid-19

on 10 March 2021

Regularly updating data on charities and the coronavirus crisis. Find out more about needs and services in your region. We have built an interactive databank which helps you target your work.

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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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Resources

The influence of Covid-19 on people applying for benefits

on 24 November 2020

This paper shows the impact of the coronavirus crisis on people seeking benefits and people on low incomes. The data comes from surveys of users of the Turn2us Benefits Calculator and a survey of 900 frontline practitioners from Buttle UK.

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Blogs

Using data to examine local issues: Not too proud to say I’m wrong

By Richard Collins
on 8 September 2020 , 3 minute read

Sortified wanted a firmer evidence base to examine local issues, so they commissioned NPC to develop a data set which examined needs at a hyper local level. The data showed how we must challenge perceptions and assumptions, so that we are not targeting support in the wrong places.

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Blogs

Charity care homes

By and Tom Collinge
on 4 September 2020 , 3 minute read

What do we know about the charitable care sector and how it compares to other providers?

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Resources

Our analysis of Covid-19 data from Turn2us

on 17 August 2020

This analysis is based on demand data from Turn2us, a national charity which helps people in financial need gain access to financial help. From analysing this data set we have identified key trends about this crisis relating to increased demand.

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Blogs

Understanding your data: One way to build back better?

on 23 July 2020 , 4 minute read

As we emerge from lockdown, new questions present themselves, such as how can we build back better? Data can help ensure that our focus is on the right questions as we look to a future beyond Covid-19.

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Resources

Our analysis of Covid-19 data from Buttle UK

on 16 July 2020

This analysis is based on demand data from Buttle UK, who give grants to support children and young people in crisis. We have identified some key themes from analysing this 2019 and 2020 data, and it is an example of what we can learn from tools like our interactive data dashboard.

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