Impact measurement, evaluation and data - NPC

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Listen: How to measure your impact

on 16 May 2022

Rosie McLeod speaks with Sam Davies, host of the Charity Chat podcast, to talk about how charities can measure their impact.


The value of assessing ‘value for money’

on 3 May 2022 , 5 minute read

Is it helpful to assess whether charities provide value for money? Learn about our experience conducting a value for money assessment of the Coronavirus Community Support Fund (CCSF).


The power of collaboration

on 20 April 2022

An evaluation of Take Note's model for partnerships. Take Note aims to spark and support extraordinary artistic collaborations to deliver ambitious, inclusive community arts projects.

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Inspiring Impact end-of-programme evaluation & learning report

on 7 April 2022

The Inspiring Impact programme ran for ten years and ended in February 2022. With Inspiring Impact closed, NPC, as lead partner for the programme, commissioned an external evaluation.

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Events & Training

Theory of change in ten steps

On 30 June 2022, 2:00 pm3:30 pm
at Zoom

A theory of change process encourages us to reflect on our aims and plans, to discuss them with others and to make them explicit. We see this process as the foundation of charity strategy, evaluation and communication.

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Announcing the launch of Equitable Evaluation Collective in the UK

By The Equitable Evaluation Collective
on 5 April 2022 , 3 minute read

NPC, the Centre for Youth Impact, the Charity Evaluation Working Group, and the Social Investment Consultancy are pleased to announce the Equitable Evaluation Collective.

Decorative: The cycle of good impact practice

Impact practices: getting started

on 18 March 2022

The cycle of good impact practice provides simple, step-by-step guidance for how to plan your impact, carry out measurement, assess the data you collect, and review your work. It is a four-step process and there are lots of practical, downloadable resources to support you along the way. 

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A big year for social impact and for NPC

By and Dan Corry
on 6 January 2022

For us at NPC, 2022 is our 20th year of existence. 20 years working with, and as part of, this terrific charity and philanthropy sector to help it maximise its social impact. Already this year we are excited by lots of things we have upcoming.

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Marking ten years of the Inspiring Impact programme

By and Tris Lumley
on 23 September 2021 , 3 minute read

Inspiring Impact is ten years old. Take a look at some of the programme's proudest accomplishments and learn more about what comes next for this initiative.

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How to get the most out of a learning partnership

By and Michelle Man
on 17 September 2021 , 6 minute read

This blog explores what learning partnerships are, what they can do for you, and why you might want to commission a learning partner.

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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.

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Evaluating the Building Connections Fund

on 12 August 2021

Our guidance for grant-holders of the Building Connections Fund, which can be applied to other projects tackling loneliness. It is designed to complement the What Works Centre for Wellbeing’s guidance A Brief Guide to measuring loneliness.