Place

Blogs

The importance of people and place in creating effective lasting social change in communities

By Sally-Anne Greenfield
on 26 June 2019 , 4 minute read

Sally-Anne Greenfield, newly appointed trustee of NPC talks about why she believes our new strategy is an important step in the right direction.

Blogs

Labour’s Civil Society Strategy

on 14 June 2019 , 5 minute read

Labour launched its own Civil Society Strategy this week. Here Tom Collinge, NPC Media and Communications Manager draws out what this means for charities and funders.

Blogs

NPC Ignites: People, Impact, Purpose

on 2 April 2019

What can you expect from our annual conference NPC Ignites 2019?

Resources

Snapshots of the sector 2019: Place

on 29 March 2019
Resources

Snapshots of the sector 2019: Contracts

on 7 March 2019
Blogs

Our pledge on place and the future of the social sector

on 7 December 2018

Our commitment, signed by charities, funders and infrastructure bodies to work in a way that emphasises place as a positive way to achieve the changes we are all working towards.

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Peppa Pig & place shaping projects

By Tom Alexander
on 26 October 2018

What have traditional local government and civil society approaches to problems got in common with Peppa Pig characters? Well according to Tom Alexander, Head of Commissioning & Corporate Improvement in Sutton, they're both two dimensional. And the similarities don't end there.

CEO Dan Corry speaking at an event
Resources

Where next for charities and civil society? Dan Corry’s NPC Ignites 2018 speech

on 11 October 2018

At this year's NPC Ignites conference, NPC CEO Dan Corry asked the sector to imagine what an ideal version of itself might look like. He identified areas for improvement, such as concern for impact, and used new evidence together with existing resources to show there are issues with the sectors geog

Blogs

Are we failing to focus on disadvantaged places?

on 12 September 2018

New research has revealed the scale of the problem in local government finances in the most disadvantaged areas of the country. Is it time for the social sector to come together in a coalition for change to help tackle this looming crisis—and prevent it from happening again?

Dan Corry
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Building a better sense of community

on 11 September 2018

NPC CEO Dan Corry shares some reflections on the government’s recent Civil Society Strategy.

Headshot of Imogen Walker, ex leader of Lambeth Council
Blogs

What is changed by collaboration in a place?

By Imogen Walker
on 3 May 2018

Continuing our exploration of 'place', Deputy Leader of Lambeth Council Imogen Walker reflects on the opportunities and dangers of greater collaboration between the voluntary sector and local government.

Dan Corry
Blogs

Some problems with place

on 13 April 2018

With place-based problem solving growing in popularity among policy and civil society circles, Dan Corry sets out some of the issues

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