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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.

Blogs

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.

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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.

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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.

Blogs

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.

Blogs

How philanthropists can support treatment and recovery charities

By Oliver Standing
on 6 May 2020 , 6 minute read

For anyone seeking help escaping drugs or alcohol, charities are a lifeline. But coronavirus has turned this network of support upside down. In this case study, Oliver Standing from Collective Voice talks to funders about what philanthropists can do to help.

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How philanthropists can respond to the urgent needs of people seeking asylum

By Stephen Hale
on 16 April 2020 , 4 minute read

People seeking asylum live outside the mainstream safety net. In this case study, Stephen Hale from Refugee Action explains the dramatic change in the needs and risks faced by refugees, their response, and how philanthropists can help. 

Resources

Collaborating for a cause

on 14 April 2020

How philanthropists can team together using cause related networks to multiply the impact of their giving.

Blogs

How philanthropists can help maternity services adapt

on 8 April 2020

In this case study, our Systems Change Principal, Seth Reynolds, interviews (virtually) Vicky Fobel, Public Affairs and Campaigns Manager at NCT, to learn how they’re adapting and what philanthropists can do to help parenting charities.

Blogs

A joint letter to philanthropists

on 30 March 2020

Sign our joint letter to philanthropists, originally printed in the Financial Times.

David Pritchard
Blogs

How ‘Response Funds’ in the U.S. are confronting Covid-19

on 27 March 2020

"From where I sit the philanthropic response has been positive so far, but this is a stoppage like no other." NPC's man in the U.S. comments on the situation there.

Resources

How philanthropists should respond to coronavirus

on 20 March 2020

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

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