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Blogs

How will social distancing change charity evaluation?

By and James Noble
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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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Blogs

Regular evaluation makes a winner on charity governance

By and Alex Miller
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.

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What makes a winner on charity governance?

By and Alex Miller
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.

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Blogs

A magical thing called ‘impact measurement’

By and Rachel Tait
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.

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Blogs

Shared measurement: Not a magic bullet…yet

By and Shubh Sharma
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

By and Theo Clay
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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Big words, big numbers, and big ideas

on 16 October 2019 , 5 minute read

Will Hanford, NPC’s communication manager, attended his first ever NPC Ignites this year and has written a blog on the highlights of his experience. He detects a strong theme of power, particularly the power wielded both consciously and unconsciously by funders, running through the day.

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Resources

Mechanisms – A missing component in your theory of change?

on 9 October 2019 , 7 minute read

Theory of change mechanisms are where you describe how you want people to engage with your activities; the kind of relationship you establish; and the thought processes you want them to go through in order to achieve the outcomes and impact you want.

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