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Justice Data Lab: FAQ update

on 29 March 2019

This document responds to some of the common criticisms or concerns about the Justice Data Lab.

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How are charities accessing people in prison to deliver vital services?

on 20 March 2019

People in prison need access to charities. But due to the nature of prisons charities find it hard to get access to prisoners. In this report we set out working with the system can help charities break down the barriers to access.

Blogs

Learning to involve stakeholders in your charity’s work

on 5 March 2019

What practical steps should charities take to to involve users in an ethical way?

Blogs

Ten ways to make your charity genuinely digital  

on 29 January 2019

It's not enough to just do 'digital' these days, so how can charities make sure technology is embedded in all their work? NPC Consultant Nicola Pritchard reports back from our recent event.

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Three lessons to help charities increase their impact

on 24 January 2019

The Impact for Growth Peer Network of the Impact Management Programme (now merged with Inspiring Impact) was set up last July and has grown from 11 to 40 members. What have the grantees learnt from being part of the network and how can it help the wider sector?

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Tackling the homelessness crisis: Why and how you should fund systemically

on 26 November 2018

Homelessness is a problem which has grown massively in the last decade. It is a complex issue that goes far beyond rough sleeping. Here we set homelessness in it's correct context, as a problem caused by systemic factors such as poverty, and suggest ways philanthropists can help.

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What impact data should trustees be using in decision making?

on 23 November 2018

Data can be confusing for trustees. Here Nicola Pritchard, NPC Consultant, shares insights from sector leaders who spoke at a recent NPC seminar on the subject.

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Funding a good start: Philanthropy and the early years sector in the UK

on 20 November 2018

Funders can help reduce inequalities in life outcomes by supporting charities intervening in this early period of a child’s life. Here we outline the various ways in which philanthropists could make an impact in this area.

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Measuring the multiplicity of impact

on 16 November 2018

NPC Senior Consultant Anoushka Kenley considers what economic analysis has to offer those thing about how to measure impact.

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How to understand and use social sector data

on 24 October 2018

Don't know where to start collecting, analysing and using data? NPC can help.

Resources

Let’s talk mission through mergers: A discussion for trustees

on 9 October 2018

This briefing paper outlines the advice and recommendations from the panel at NPC’s Clothworkers’ seminar on how mergers can help charities achieve more impact for their beneficiaries.

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The Code of Good Governance: How to put it into practice

on 24 July 2018

This briefing paper outlines the advice and recommendations from the panel at NPC’s Clothworkers’ seminar on how charity trustees can put the Charity Governance Code into practice.

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