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Troubled Families is not the Holy Grail

By and Dan Corry
on 8 May 2019

The evaluation of the Troubled Families program is one the biggest ever attempted of a government social program. NPC CEO Dan Corry explains why it is a cause for optimism but also a shining example of all the difficulties of evaluation at this scale.

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Strength in numbers: Co-development of the Youth Investment Fund’s shared evaluation framework

By Karen Scalon & Kevin Franks
on 2 May 2019

NPC and CYI are launching the evaluation framework of the Youth Investment Fund (YIF) learning project. It provides the structure for the largest shared evaluation of open access youth provision in the UK to date and was co designed with over 90 YIF grantees.

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Knowledge and Learning for social organisations aiming to grow or ‘scale-up’

on 18 January 2018

'Knowledge and Learning' can help social projects who want to grow or scale up. In this guide we suggest that there are three broad areas or questions that 'Knowledge and Learning' could cover for projects that are growing, and we cover each of these in-turn.

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Are you sitting uncomfortably?

on 13 October 2017

This week at our annual conference there were some serious challenges made to the sector about how we deliver change. From issues around power and privilege, to civil society's unique assets going to waste, our Head of Think Tank and External Affairs Lucy de Las Casas explores.

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Getting started with impact: A trustee’s view

on 8 November 2016

In light of trustees week, George Hoare reflects on his own experiences as a charity trustee, explaining how the board has established ways to measure the charity's impact.

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Everything in moderation—including impact measurement

on 25 August 2016

As the 'impact agenda' continues to gather momentum, many charities may be feeling overwhelmed by a need to collect data on everything they do. In this blog Peter Harrison-Evans explores a key aspect of impact measurement: balance.