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The future of charity by charity expert Dan Corry
Blogs

The future of charity

By and Dan Corry
on 29 April 2020 , 7 minute read

The future will be determined by our appetite for real change and progress. Will we be cautious and shelter in our respective safe spaces? Or will we be bold, and take risks?

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Martha Mackenzie
Blogs

Should disaster relief money fund core costs?

By Martha Mackenzie
on 29 January 2020 , 4 minute read

The challenge of distributing genuinely helpful aid is immense. The need for leadership, strategy, and organisational capacity is clear. In this guest blog, UNICEF's Martha Mackenzie makes the case for core funding in the midst of disaster relief.

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Blogs

The long view on the state of the sector

By Iona Joy
on 19 November 2019

One of the most exciting things about State of the Sector 2020, is its potential to compare its findings with our original research conducted in 2017 to see what's changed. Iona Joy sadly left us this year but before she did she shared the changes she's seen in the state of the sector.

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richard darlington
Blogs

Polarisation: Why Brexit and a hung Parliament need a different campaigning style

on 7 November 2019

Richard Darlington shares what has been having an impact in the world of social sector policy influencing, despite the current challenging context.

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Blogs

Putting the humans first in tech for good

By and Tris Lumley
on 24 October 2019

What do charities and technology have in common? In many cases they're each about search & discovery, signposting & helping. But they do it with different goals. Tris Lumley, NPC Director of Innovation and Development shares his thinking on their respective roles and how they could help each other.

NPC Ignites speaker
Mike Adamson. Chief executive British Red Cross
Blogs

Charities must collaborate or fail

By Mike Adamson
on 17 October 2019

Red Cross CEO Mike Adamson spoke at 2019's NPC Ignites, his speech examined the massive potential of the social sector to change the world, if it can work together and the new leaders who will put collaboration at the heart if achieving their mission. It is reproduced here as a blog.

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Blogs

Big words, big numbers, and big ideas

on 16 October 2019 , 5 minute read

Will Hanford, NPC’s communication manager, attended his first ever NPC Ignites this year and has written a blog on the highlights of his experience. He detects a strong theme of power, particularly the power wielded both consciously and unconsciously by funders, running through the day.

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Blogs

Believing in better: The social sector and Brexit

By Michelle Hill
on 23 September 2019 , 5 minute read

Is the social sector prepared for Brexit? Michelle Hill, CEO at TLC: Talk, Listen, Change shares her thoughts after attending New Frontiers: The Social Sector through Brexit conference.

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Close up of NPC spark
Blogs

NPC’s Summer reads 2019

By Various NPC staff
on 9 August 2019 , 7 minute read

The NPC team provide recommendations on what books to read this summer.

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Blogs

How to harness the data revolution for social good

on 7 August 2019 , 5 minute read

The social sector has the power to turn the data revolution happening all around us into a cultural and systemic shift of such magnitude that it could change service provision fundamentally. Used for good, data has the power to radically transform our sector, and the lives of the people we serve.

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Blogs

What role can the social sector play in tackling youth crime?

on 22 July 2019 , 4 minute read

What is the social sector doing to reduce and prevent youth crime?

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Blogs

Shifting power, changing lives

By and Fatima Asif
on 19 July 2019 , 5 minute read

How can funders boost the capacity of charities and communities advocating for change?

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