6 interesting reads from the world of funding

on 2 February 2016

Helping grant-makers and philanthropists think through their giving has been central to NPC since we were founded, and we keep a close eye on news and issues in the sector. We've rounded up some interesting and challenging reading which should provide plenty of food for thought.


A farewell to Henry Worsley

on 28 January 2016

Iona Joy reflects on the death of Henry Worsley—British explorer, maverick, and former SAS officer—and what it means to the charity sector.


How did the voluntary sector see in the new year?

on 5 January 2016

Even charity obsessives are entitled to a couple of weeks free of worrying about the voluntary sector—but now we’re back. So here's a catch up on some news from the sector you may have missed while you were away.

Angela Kail

Remembering Denise Marshall

on 27 August 2015

Following the sad death of Denise Marshall, former chief executive of Eaves and vocal campaigner for women, Angela Kail remembers her great leadership qualities and how she never stopped speaking up for, and with, those who didn’t have a voice.


What makes a ‘good’ charity?

on 1 July 2015

In response to Ian Oakley-Smith of PwC's blogs on the hallmarks of a successful charity, Iona Joy reflects on this business perspective and considers whether there are additional ingredients needed for charities to truly create impact.

Angela Kail

Collaborating to improve financial capability in the UK

on 16 September 2014

The financial capability sector has been working on a strategy to improve financial capability in the UK. This may sound far-removed and rather technical, but with millions of people in the UK struggling to manage their money, it’s much closer to home than you might think.