Debates - Page 47 of 49 - NPC

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Philanthropy expert Tris Lumley
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What impact would an impact fund have?

on 18 March 2010

NPC launched a manifesto for social impact this week, to add its voice to the throngs of charities launching manifestos right now. So what's different in ours? What does NPC have to add to the policy landscape around charities and their funding?

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A manifesto for charitable impact

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on 16 March 2010

Today, NPC is publishing our first manifesto ahead of the forthcoming UK election. Our focus is narrow, specifically on charities and social impact only, the things we really care about.

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How transparency helps foundations advance their missions

on 11 March 2010

Transparency is sometimes perceived as a stick with which to beat foundations . But recent initiatives are showing that transparency, more than being a duty, can actually help foundations achieve their goals.

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Blog post over at Society Guardian

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on 5 March 2010

Blog post by me about bankers' bonuses going to charity. Over at Society Guardian.

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Another boring newsletter?

on 4 March 2010

Many charity newsletters I read leave me a little cold. They often face inwards, describing an organisation and its work, rather than look outwards. The innards of an organisation and simple lists of its activities are less interesting to me.

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Charity Expert Angela Kail
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Charity Clues

on 1 March 2010

I was listening last week to an interesting episode of Analysis, the BBC Radio 4 programme. The programme contrasted how mistakes are handles in three professions: the RAF, medicine and politics.

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Add your voice to the debate

on 26 February 2010

Are you working to forge a new path, fusing what's most important in civil society with what's most constructive and appropriate in markets and metrics?

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I admit it, I’m guilty of wasting charitable funds

on 25 February 2010

I need to confess to a misallocation of charitable funds, as well as a flouting of my own personal rules. Recently, I argued, that giving money to (say) donkey sanctuaries rather than domestic violence charities represented a misallocation of charitable funds, and that this was wrong.

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Latest news on Intelligent Giving

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on 16 February 2010

You may remember reading last year about NPC taking over the work of the charity Intelligent Giving (IG). Now you can read on their blog the next steps IG are taking to develop their work over the coming months. We'll keep you updated.

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Dementia costs the UK £23bn, but research funding is scarce

on 15 February 2010

For every pound spent on dementia research, £26 are spent on cancer research and £15 on heart disease. This is despite cancer costing the UK economy half as much as dementia, and a third of heart disease.

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Why has social auditing never caught on?

on 1 February 2010

An acquaintance of mine who is an accountant (and is a little bit smug) has a favourite saying: “There are least two things in life which you can’t escape from. Death is one. Auditing is the second.” He’s right. Whatever sort of organisation you are being audited is a statutory obligation.

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The Philanthrocapitalist Manifesto

on 29 January 2010

On Monday night I went to the launch of the ‘Philanthrocapitalist Manifesto’.

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