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The future of charity by charity expert Dan Corry

The future of charity

By and Dan Corry
on 29 April 2020 , 7 minute read

The future will be determined by our appetite for real change and progress. Will we be cautious and shelter in our respective safe spaces? Or will we be bold, and take risks?

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Covid-19 data for charities and funders

on 24 April 2020

The current crisis poses many challenges to charities and funders. One of the most difficult challenges is determining which people and places need extra support. Data can show the places that are currently suffering the most from Covid-19, and those that have underlying risk factors.

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The lockdown exit strategy is crucial

By and Dan Corry
on 20 April 2020 , 3 minute read

Getting out of the lockdown is a really complex task for policymakers. But it matters to all the rest of us too—those trying to run businesses or charities, or to local council leaders trying to rebuild their communities. Because we are all trying to guess what the government will do.


A joint letter to philanthropists

By and Dan Corry
on 30 March 2020

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

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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.

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The consultation on the Charity Governance Code

on 18 March 2020

NPC response to the consultation on the Charity Governance Code

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Why government and philanthropists must come together for charities now

By and Dan Corry
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.

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The Budget 2020: Is it the ‘end of austerity’ for the social sector?

By and Dan Corry
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

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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?

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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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What happens to policy after Brexit?

By and Leah Davis
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.

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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.