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Events & Training

Rebalancing data for the 21st century

On 8 October 2020, 4:00 pm5:00 pm

This session establishes why equitable approaches to evaluation matter, and sets out a vision for how evaluation can support a more equitable and inclusive sector.

Blogs

NPC to help evaluate impact of Coronavirus Community Support Fund

on 2 September 2020

We are working with Ipsos MORI, who have been commissioned by The National Lottery Community Fund to evaluate the Coronavirus Community Support Fund.

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Using a learning culture to build back better

on 31 July 2020 , 4 minute read

In response to the Covid-19 crisis, we’ve all had to adapt our services and try new things. How can charities continue to develop a learning culture beyond the crisis?

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Blogs

How will social distancing change charity evaluation?

on 11 June 2020 , 7 minute read

Evaluation is tough at the best of times, but the practical barriers of social distancing and the financial pressures of economic slowdown may have significant implications for what we prioritise and how we go about it.

Blogs

Evaluating and learning during Covid-19

on 3 June 2020 , 5 minute read

How do you evaluate when everything around you is constantly changing? We're shifting to a developmental evaluation approach for our work on the Building Connections Fund. Elizabeth Parker explains how.

Blogs

NPC awarded Fulfilling Lives Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham, Research and Evaluation Partner contract

on 13 March 2020 , 3 minute read

NPC is pleased to announce it will be leading a consortium of partners on a two year research and evaluation partnership for Fulfilling Lives Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham (FLLSL)

Blogs

How much should charities measure?

on 19 February 2020 , 3 minute read

Doing evaluation well is often about getting that balance; not too little data that you don’t get any insights, but not so much that you’re reinventing the wheel.

Resources

Understanding Impact

on 12 February 2020

How to turn your theory of change into a plan for measurement, the five types of data you will need to pay attention to, and how to prioritise what to measure.

Blogs

Regular evaluation makes a winner on charity governance

on 10 January 2020 , 4 minute read

Whatever the size of your organisation, celebrating your great governance is something that cannot be overstated. In 2019, YMCA North Tyneside won the Improving Impact (26+ paid staff) category at the Charity Governance Awards. We found out why regular evaluation was the key to their success.

Blogs

What makes a winner on charity governance?

on 10 December 2019 , 4 minute read

We sat down and spoke impact assessment and great governance with Turn2us Chief Executive and Charity Governance Awards judge Thomas Lawson. Here's why a finely tuned balance between boards and charities is the key to success.

Blogs

A magical thing called ‘impact measurement’

on 4 December 2019 , 5 minute read

Here Rachel Tait, Programme Manager for the Inspiring Impact programme discusses how the programme is helping more charities figure out what impact measurement right for them and they can embed it in their day to day activities.

Blogs

Shared measurement: Not a magic bullet…yet

on 5 November 2019

The way we measure is almost as important as what we measure. Here Shubh Sharma, NPC Consultant sets out the ways measuring collaboratively can improve our work and break down power dynamics.

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