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Charity Expert Dan Corry

Social investment—the pros and cons

on 21 February 2014

If we think about how long it took the private investment market to develop, it's clear that the social investment market will also take time to grow.

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Good governance in practice

on 27 January 2014

Charity governance is often subject to criticism, but what really goes on behind boardroom doors remains a mystery to many. To sharpen the skills of existing trustees—and lift the veil for new recruits—NPC and the Clothworkers’ Company held a seminar to discuss what it takes.


Philanthropy – at home in housing?

on 23 January 2014

The scale of the UK’s current housing crisis is vast. Philanthropy cannot hope to solve the crisis on its own—building enough new affordable homes will require concerted government action. But, there is pressing rationale for closer collaboration and learning between the two.

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Inspiring Impact looks forward

on 22 January 2014

As you can imagine, Inspiring Impact waits with bated breath for NPC’s Impact Leadership conference where we’ll be showcasing our latest resources and meeting others who agree that making an impact is just about the most important thing that charities, social enterprises and funders can do.

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Impact, power and social change

on 2 January 2014

Tris Lumley, NPC Head of Development, gave a speech at the Measuring Social Outcomes Conference, Melbourne.

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Merger ahead?

on 16 December 2013

There’s a mountain of information out there for anybody considering a merger, but scaling it can be daunting in itself. To help NPC and the Clothworkers’ Company held a seminar for trustees looking at what you can expect, what you need to know, and the things that make it all worthwhile.

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Donor diagnosis

on 12 December 2013

Back in March, we launched Money for Good UK, which sought to understand donor preferences and motivations. Based on a detailed survey, conducted by our research partner Ipsos MORI, the research identifies seven distinct donor types.

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The sector at its best

on 8 November 2013

Dan Corry's keynote speech at our Annual Conference: Improving impact measurement & analysis.

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Trusteeship in a small charity

on 23 September 2013

NPC's briefing paper for trustees following our seminar on the role of trustees in small charities.

I wish I'd thought of that...

The fundraising trustee

By Anne Lorenz
on 21 May 2013

In light of ongoing budget cuts and falling donations, charities are having to come up with innovative and entrepreneurial ways to diversify and develop new income streams. Fundraising has become more important than ever.

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The fundraising dilemma

on 10 May 2013

Fundraisers in British charities have done an amazing job. But, and it is a big but, they now appear to be on the horns of a dilemma: the fundraising techniques that still work well also undermine the brand of British charities.

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Volunteers and data collection

on 24 January 2013

Volunteers are the lifeblood of many charities and play an integral role in the services they provide. At NPC’s Impact Leadership Conference last week, we heard from two charities that had successfully motivated their volunteers to collect reliable impact data.