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Listen: Philanthropy and Civil Society Post-Pandemic

on 1 December 2021

Recorded for the Philanthropisms Podcast: How the pandemic might reshape philanthropy and civil society.


Rethinking the ideas behind service delivery

By Joy MacKeith
on 1 November 2021 , 4 minute read

We must rethink the ideas driving service delivery. In this guest blog, Joy MacKeith, Co-founder of Triangle, argues that a paradigm shift is needed to enable the right kind of help to reach those who need it.


Listen: Social issues and charities post-pandemic

on 1 November 2021

Dan Corry joins the Charity Chat podcast to discuss how charities can rethink and rebuild following the Covid-19 pandemic.

Dan Corry at Ignites 2019

Rethink, Rebuild: Dan Corry’s speech to NPC Ignites 2021

By and Dan Corry
on 15 October 2021 , 4 minute read

Read Dan Corry's NPC Ignites speech in full. This speech was delivered by our Chief Executive at our annual conference on 13 October 2021.


The voluntary sector’s relationship with government

By Sarah Vibert
on 6 October 2021 , 4 minute read

Sarah Vibert, Interim CEO of NCVO, discusses the ways in which the voluntary sector can work with and influence government. Sarah will be speaking at NPC Ignites 2021.

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Rethinking and rebuilding the charity sector post-pandemic

on 21 September 2021 , 1 minute read

At an event on 16 September 2021, we launched the next phase of our Rethink, Rebuild programme of work. This initiative is about rethinking how charity and philanthropy operate and rebuilding together. Learn more about our five ideas for the future of the sector via this event recording.

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Rethink, Rebuild

on 16 September 2021

The covid-19 pandemic brought about a host of changes in the experience and practises of charities and funders in the UK. We set up Rethink Rebuild to find out what those changes are, which changes helped make charities more impactful, and how they could be continued.

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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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Systems strategy

on 16 September 2021

No single organisation working alone can ever achieve its mission. Understanding how we contribute to the wider system should be at the heart of our strategies.

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Equitable collaboration

on 16 September 2021

The pandemic revealed the importance of collaboration and the need to embed greater equity in all that we do. Equitable collaboration combines both.

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A new social recovery

on 16 September 2021

Attempting to ‘level up’ through physical and economic infrastructure, whilst neglecting social infrastructure and the role of civil society in providing it, risks making inequality even worse.

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From shared data to shared intelligence

on 16 September 2021

Shared intelligence allows charities, funders and service providers of all kinds to access more and better quality data, strengthen evidence-led grant-making and service provision, and improve collective reflection and analysis.