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Levelling up: What does it mean for charities and funders?

On 22 July 2021, 2:00 pm3:00 pm
at Zoom

Join us for our next philanthropist and funder peer network event to hear about and discuss the latest developments in philanthropy, share your own experiences and learn from others.

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How to responsibly end funding relationships with charities

By Matthew Mannix and Charlotte Lamb
on 2 June 2021 , 4 minute read

Emergency grants made at the beginning of the pandemic are coming to an end. How should funders go about ending funding relationships with the organisations they support?

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How to achieve the most out of co-production

On 23 November 2021, 10:00 am11:45 am
at Zoom

This event is part of our Leading Impact series of seminars and will discuss the benefits of co-production, explore good practice principles and share examples from organisations on a co-production journey.


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.


How philanthropists should respond to coronavirus

on 19 January 2021

A collaborative effort to help philanthropists keep charities serving throughout the coronavirus crisis, and prepare for whatever challenges the post-covid world will hold.


Shifting your funding practices during Covid-19

on 19 January 2021

Covid is changing how funders give. This guide explores what shifts in practice we have seen, what shifts we think are valuable, and what else funders could be doing.


Rethinking grant-making

on 18 December 2020

We need a more resilient, more equitable, more progressive future for our sector. In this blog, Clare Wilkins sets out how we can rethink grant-making.


How every philanthropist and funder can protect our environment

on 1 September 2020 , 4 minute read

What we learnt from our recent Funder Drop-In on how every charity has a role to play in protecting the environment.


Funding beyond Covid-19: Which new practices should funders keep and which old ones should they go back to?

on 19 August 2020 , 4 minute read

As the charity sector emerges from the initial Covid-19 crisis and starts to consider building back better, it’s time for funders to reflect on the changes they made to their grant-making and to decide which of them should remain permanent and which practices must they revert back to.


How can funders rebalance power during the Covid-19 crisis?

on 7 July 2020 , 4 minute read

Covid-19 has challenged the charity and grant-making sectors to do better. What can funders do to rebalance power dynamics during and beyond Covid-19? We’re encouraging funders to rebalance power by better understanding yourself, your grantees, and your goals.


Is the future unrestricted? Charity funding post Covid-19

on 10 June 2020 , 4 minute read

Ask any fundraiser what the best possible gift would be and their answer will be multi-year unrestricted funding. So why don't all funders give unrestricted gifts? Due to Covid-19, we have entered a 'testing phase' which could make the future of the sector unrestricted.


How philanthropists can support environment charities

By Jane Cabutti
on 1 June 2020 , 4 minute read

This year was supposed to mark the beginning of a critical decade for the environment. However, many environment charities need support as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. In this case study, Jane Cabutti of the Environmental Funders Network, sets out how philanthropists can help.