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Alex Green
Blogs

Should I build an app? 4 things your charity should consider first

on 7 February 2020 , 5 minute read

Is building an app right for your charity? Alex Green shares four things you should consider when thinking about digital.

Alex Green
Blogs

NPC Labs: Why we’re embracing open working at NPC

on 14 January 2020 , 5 minute read

NPC Labs is a sketchbook, drawing board and very ambitious to-do list all rolled in to one. A place where we can think out loud, debate new ideas and move from thinking on our own to thinking as part of a wider community.

Tris Lumley
Blogs

Digital transformation & the social sector

on 27 November 2019

Does the social sector need its own digital revolution? A speech originally delivered by Tris Lumley at the 4th MSF-CSC Conference in Singapore on the fourth of November 2019. 

Tris Lumley
Blogs

Putting the humans first in tech for good

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.

Blogs

How to use data to drive change

By Amelia Smith
on 20 September 2019 , 4 minute read

Amelia Smith of Buttle UK talks about their organisational journey to make the best use of data ahead of her appearance at NPC Ignites.

Resources

My best life 2

on 28 August 2019

My Best Life is an open and collaborative project seeking digital solutions to the challenges young people face.

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Blogs

My best life

on 18 July 2019 , 5 minute read

Introducing our new open and collaborative initiative to develop digital solutions to the challenges young people face.

Resources

Keeping children safe online

on 15 July 2019

We’ve been working with Nominet and ParentZone to investigate the online safety landscape for young people so charities and funders can proactively drive best practice.

Blogs

Keeping children safe online – Why funders must step up

on 8 July 2019 , 5 minute read

Children today have grown up with technology all around them. But treating children like adults is a dangerous road to take. We believe charities and funders are well placed to be a leading voice in online safety.

Picture of a woman taking a photo of street art on her phone.
Blogs

Can technology make us less lonely?

By Michelle Man and Thomas Abrams.
on 21 June 2019 , 5 minute read

Almost a third of groups we looked at are prioritising technology to overcome loneliness among young people. Here's how...

Blogs

Should you fund a charities’ mental health app?

on 14 May 2019

New NPC research highlights the massive potential of apps, developed by charities, to help young people with their mental health. But a crowded market, risk and cost are just some of the issues charities face doing this. So how should funders support them?

Resources

Charities, young people and digital mental health services

on 24 April 2019

This paper reviews the landscape of mental health provision for young people. It explores how services are suited to certain conditions, the features which makes services appealing to young people, and suggests strategies by which funders can support charities to do more in this area in future.

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