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.


Covid-19 charity redundancies monitor

on 11 August 2020

We’re collating all the publicly available information about redundancies in the charity sector, both actual and under consultation, so philanthropists can target their giving.


The next stage of State of the Sector 2020: Has Covid-19 further overstretched charities?

on 7 August 2020 , 3 minute read

We want to further develop our State of the Sector 2020 research to highlight new challenges and advocate for change in the wake of the pandemic. Help shape the next stage of this project.


Innovations, opportunities and ambition at NPC Ignites 2020

on 28 July 2020 , 3 minute read

NPC Ignites is going virtual, our 2020 conference will now take place fully online. It is more critical than ever that we come together to discuss the future of the sector and examine new solutions to the problems we currently face.

Tris Lumley

Building a giving strategy and giving you a run for your money

on 13 July 2020 , 4 minute read

NPC's Tris Lumley details a running challenge that he is tackling at the time of publication. Find out more about how to get involved, plus his quick thoughts on how to build a giving strategy.


Has the government ‘bailed out’ the charity sector?

on 23 June 2020 , 3 minute read

Our recent report shed some light on the government's £750m support package for charities. We highlighted where the money is being spent and which sub-funds are still open to applications but many questions about the government's approach still need answering.


In search of a standard grant application

By Marcelle Speller
on 28 May 2020 , 3 minute read

A standard grant proces has been talked about for a long time. Launched earlier this month, Brevio aims to be an answer. In this guest blog, founder and Chair Marcelle Speller explains how it works and why they set it up.

Angela Kail

How NPC is adapting

on 22 May 2020 , 5 minute read

Lockdown has prompted greater reflection on what we are doing and what difference it makes.


A message from NPC’s CEO, Dan Corry

on 9 April 2020

A message to NPC's clients, funders and friends.


A joint letter to philanthropists

on 30 March 2020

Sign our joint letter to philanthropists, originally printed in the Financial Times.


Why government and philanthropists must come together for charities now

on 18 March 2020 , 4 minute read

The country is in a very deep crisis. We are working with philanthropists and partners on how they can more effectively fund charities now. And we want to hear more ideas about what can be done.

Angela Kail

How can the charity sector adapt to coronavirus?

on 13 March 2020 , 4 minute read

If the unofficial motto of the charity sector is ‘we do what needs to be done’—then right now with coronavirus we face an unprecedented challenge of working out what does need to be done. We need to adapt and ask how those who support us can also help