A joint letter to philanthropists

on 30 March 2020

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


State of the Sector 2020: The condition of charities before the COVID-19 crisis

on 24 March 2020

Early findings from State of the Sector 2020 providing a picture of the challenges charities were facing just before the Covid-19 crisis.


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.


Will the Budget 2020 spell the ‘end of austerity’ for the social sector?

on 9 March 2020 , 3 minute read

In September 2019, then Chancellor Sajid Javid declared he was ‘turning the page on austerity.’ Will the Budget 2020 give optimism to charities and spell the ‘end of austerity’ for the social sector? Here's three areas to look out for


Five questions your trustees should ask about place

on 3 March 2020 , 4 minute read

We recently ran a seminar to explore what place-based working means in the context of trusteeship. Place-based approaches involve coordinating work at the local level to achieve outcomes that meet the needs of local people. What can boards be doing to help implement these approaches?


State of the Sector 2020: Why insights and understanding are vital at this critical time for the charity sector

By Aidan Sutton and Daniel Chan
on 20 February 2020 , 4 minute read

State of the Sector is our comprehensive survey of the opinions of charity leaders. PwC are proud to once again be co-sponsors of this research, at this critical juncture for the charity sector.

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Events & Training

What does the climate crisis mean for social charities and funders?

On 2 July 2020, 8:30 am10:30 am
at 2 New Street Square

This event will explore how the changing climate, and the policies that are needed to cut our emissions, could affect the people that social charities and funders work with and for.


What happens to policy after Brexit?

on 31 January 2020 , 5 minute read

As the UK prepares to leave the European Union this evening, Leah Davis shares 5 five policy changes and shifts charities should start thinking about for the post-Brexit era.


Where are England’s charities?

on 16 January 2020

Are they in the right places and what can we do if they are not? In this provocation paper Dan Corry uses data to ask if the current distribution of charities around the country is what we would want in an ideal world and explores what government, funders and charities could do about it.


Collaborating to change the criminal justice system – the role of charities in thought leadership

By Anne Fox
on 19 December 2019 , 7 minute read

Anne Fox Chief Executive of Clinks discusses her new book Crime & Consequence which poses the question, what should happen to people who commit criminal offences?


What role do charities have in the process of democracy?

on 13 December 2019

Charities can't be political, but they are part of our democracy just like other institutions. What is their role and how do they navigate this aspect of their place in society without straying into politics? Michelle Man, NPC Consultant, explores.