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Our framework for Place

on 14 August 2019

The places where we live and work define who we are and what we do. We've developed this framework to share common characteristics we’ve identified from our consulting and think tank work, which we believe will prove invaluable for developing your own place-based projects.

Resources

Developing a learning organisation

on 31 July 2019

This is a write up from NPC's Leading Impact seminar on how tips to develop a learning organisation.

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Implementing and evaluating co-design

on 1 July 2019

Our five-stage roadmap for planning and implementing your co-design. We also explore how to evaluate your outcomes and processes, and how to learn from the data.

Blogs

NPC Ignites 2019: Impact for people

on 19 June 2019 , 4 minute read

The programme for this year's NPC Ignites has been announced. Find out what the hot topics are and who will be debating them.

Blogs

What the private sector can offer the charity sector and how funders can help it to do more

on 28 May 2019

Here NPC Consultant Matthew Mannix discusses three examples from our work across the Stone Family Foundations' Disadvantaged Youth Portfolio which illustrate the value of corporate-charity partnerships.

Blogs

Trustees and risk taking

on 24 May 2019 , 5 minute read

At our recent seminar hosted at the Clothworkers' Hall trustees shared the way they approach risk, and how their management and acceptance of it was advantageous to their charities. Here NPC Consultant Nicola Pritchard shared some of the insights from the day.

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Blogs

Three ways to wield power well

on 22 May 2019 , 4 minute read

The role of funders in tackling social problems is increasingly under public scrutiny. With power comes responsibility, but you must recognise you have power before you can be fully aware of how far your responsibilities extend.

Resources

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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