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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.

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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.

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Coronavirus response toolkit for charities

on 19 January 2021

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic is vast. Charities need to be resourceful, responsive, collaborative and innovative. This toolkit pulls together all the resources we think will be useful in a charity’s response to Covid-19.

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How are charities adapting to Covid-19? A series of Q&As

on 16 December 2020

This is a series of case studies in the form of question and answer sessions which further explore the impact of the coronavirus crisis from the perspective of individual charities.

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Seth Reynolds
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Preventing the ping-back: Turning system shifts into systems change

on 14 December 2020 , 5 minute read

Covid-19 stopped the machine and catapulted us into an era of widespread system change. Or maybe not. Systems are stubborn and the changes we have seen were in fact temporary. How do we prevent the ping back?

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Can mergers help us rebuild from Covid-19?

on 8 December 2020 , 3 minute read

Despite the benefits associated with pooling your resources and collaborating on charitable services, we have not seen a significant increase in charity mergers this year. Here's how properly resourced mergers can help us rebuild from Covid-19.

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How charities have reacted to Covid-19

on 27 November 2020

This report uses interviews, focus groups and an online survey of the sector to paint a detailed picture of how Covid-19 is changing charities and what this means for the future. We set out practical recommendations for charities, funders and policymakers.

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Rose Anderson
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Setting your charity’s reserves policy through and beyond Covid-19

on 25 November 2020 , 4 minute read

Reserves are meant for a rainy day, and Covid-19 is undoubtedly such a day. What types of reserves should a charity hold and how should trustees handle them in the current climate?

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The influence of Covid-19 on people applying for benefits

on 24 November 2020

This paper shows the impact of the coronavirus crisis on people seeking benefits and people on low incomes. The data comes from surveys of users of the Turn2us Benefits Calculator and a survey of 900 frontline practitioners from Buttle UK.

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Photo of Charlotte Lamb
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Rethinking strategy: Being resilient, agile and adaptive during Covid-19 and beyond

on 16 November 2020 , 3 minute read

This pandemic is not your average crisis, and the consequences cannot be overcome with extra funding alone. Such a seismic shift could be thought of less as a hurdle to be overcome, but more as a moment in time.

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Abigail Rose
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How to rebalance data for the 21st century

on 12 November 2020 , 4 minute read

A more equitable approach to evaluation seeks to redress unequal power dynamics. At a recent NPC event, two speakers discussed their work on trying to shift traditional third sector evaluation and measurement practices.

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Challenging the narrative around the ‘migrant crisis’

By Razia Shariff
on 9 November 2020 , 4 minute read

There has been a recent increase in the number of refugees and asylum seekers attempting to reach the UK by crossing the English Channel. How does KRAN support refugees, and hold thought leaders and opinion formers to account?

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