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Events & Training

Are we funding user experience wrong?

On 26 May 2022, 2:00 pm3:00 pm
at Zoom

Join us for our May 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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Events & Training

Philanthropy’s role in systems change

On 21 June 2022, 2:30 pm4:00 pm
at Zoom

At this event we will discuss what does it mean to fund for systems change and what do funders who want to fund systemically need to be aware of?


UNICEF UK – How to help Ukraine

By Jon Sparkes
on 25 March 2022 , 3 minute read

In this guest blog, Jon Sparkes, Chief Executive at The UK Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF UK), shares how you can help provide support to children in Ukraine.


Save the Children – How to help Ukraine

By Kirsty McNeill
on 3 March 2022

In this guest blog, Kirsty McNeill, Executive Director of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns at Save the Children UK, shares how you can help Ukraine through your work, your money, and your voice.

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Healthy Planet, Healthy People

on 13 January 2022

How health funders can make a greater impact by supporting environmental work.

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Rethink, Rebuild

on 16 September 2021

The covid-19 pandemic brought about a host of changes in the experience and practises of charities and funders in the UK. We set up Rethink Rebuild to find out what those changes are, which changes helped make charities more impactful, and how they could be continued.

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Impact measurement for flexible funding

on 16 September 2021

For most funders, impact measurement is one of the feedback loops that drives grant-making decisions, so we can’t rethink grant-making without rethinking the way we measure impact and learn from our grants.


Afghanistan: How to provide effective emergency assistance

on 18 August 2021 , 3 minute read

Both professional funders and individuals looking to make a donation are asking how they can support the relief effort in Afghanistan. How can they, what are the risks and what will make a difference?

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Four ways for social funders to address the climate crisis

By and Liz Gadd
on 9 August 2021 , 4 minute read

It is hoped that, if we can cut global emissions in half by 2030 and reach net carbon zero by 2050, we can halt and even reverse global temperature rises. Here's how funders, regardless of their mission, can help.

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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?


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.

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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.