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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)

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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.

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Events & Training

Postponed – Social impact for business: Measuring impact

On 30 April 2020, 8:30 am10:30 am
at Fourth Floor, Harling House, 47-51 Great Suffolk Street

In the second of our Social Impact for Business series of events, we’ll be focusing specifically on measuring your impact. Later in the series we’ll be exploring best practice approaches to reporting and communicating impact.

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Events & Training

Postponed: Social impact for business: Reporting and communicating

On 17 June 2020, 8:30 am10:30 am
at Fourth Floor, Harling House, 47-51 Great Suffolk Street

In the third and final of our Social Impact for Business series of events, we’ll be focusing specifically on best practice approaches to reporting and communicating impact.

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.

Events & Training

Virtual event – Stories vs numbers: Choosing what impact data to collect

On 22 April 2020, 10:00 am11:30 am

Numbers are important, but alone are not enough—you need personal anecdotes to give them colour and meaning, and qualitative research to understand for example how change has been achieved.

Events & Training

Virtual event – Theory of change in ten steps

On 20 May 2020, 2:00 pm3:30 pm

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.

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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Blogs

State of the Sector 2020

on 31 October 2019

State of the sector, our comprehensive survey of the opinions of charity leaders is returning for 2020. Theo Clay, lead researcher on the project sets out what's changed, what's stayed the same, and what we hope to achieve.

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