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Blogs

Financial incentives and charity survey participation

By and Ben Fowler
on 4 June 2021 , 5 minute read

Paying survey participants is standard practice in commercial market research. In the charity sector it is less prevalent. Why is this and how do vouchers or cash rewards affect response rates and survey representativeness?

Voting
Blogs

Field building for democracy

By and Michelle Man
on 21 April 2021 , 4 minute read

The UK democracy sector faces challenges similar to those faced by charities. Whether it’s building a thriving democracy or tackling homelessness, if we’re to achieve our charitable missions, we need to find ways to be more open and collaborative.

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Blogs

Is there a North/South divide in English philanthropy?

on 9 April 2021 , 3 minute read

NPC’s philanthropist and funder peer network recently came together to discuss the North/South divide in English philanthropy.

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Blogs

Don’t stifle the voice of civil society

By and Dan Corry
on 29 March 2021 , 3 minute read

We need a public sector and a political culture, at all levels, that finds a way of talking to civil society.

NPC Ignites
Events & Training

Rethink and Rebuild through and beyond Covid-19

On 4 March 2021, 3:00 pm4:30 pm
at Zoom

This event will be an opportunity to hear from some of those in the sector (and outside) who are doing some of this big thinking.

charity shop
Blogs

Where next for online charity retail?

on 5 February 2021 , 4 minute read

The pandemic has greatly reduced charity trading income and has accelerated shifts in consumer behaviour. Here's four innovations in online retail that charities could harness and develop further.

Buses in a city
Blogs

How to build upon recent changes to place-based coordination

By and Abigail Rose
on 12 January 2021 , 4 minute read

In October, we released interim findings from our 'Coordination in place' project, which aims to investigate place-based local action during the Covid-19 pandemic. How can charities, funders and commissioners continue to improve local collaboration?

NPC Ignites helpers
charity impact Alex Miller
Blogs

NPC Asks with Dame Louise Casey

on 4 December 2020

After Dame Louise Casey's recent warning that Britain was facing a ‘perfect storm of awfulness,' we invited her to speak at our NPC Q&A event on 2 December 2020. Full recording here.

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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

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

What do we mean by mutual aid?

By and Tom Collinge
on 3 November 2020 , 3 minute read

As England enters another lockdown, we may see another spontaneous up-swell of mutual aid. What do we know about mutual aid groups and can they help us tackle some of our biggest social problems?

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Blogs

Thoughts on how the sector can rethink and rebuild

By and Angela Kail
on 28 October 2020 , 4 minute read

For our 'Rethink, Rebuild' initiative, we are researching how to support the charity sector’s adaptation and increase its resilience. In this blog, we share thoughts from charity leaders on how the sector needs to change.

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