Rethink Rebuild - Page 2 of 3 - NPC

Volunteers building

Covid has changed the charity sector: we need to change with it

on 22 June 2021 , 5 minute read

Seismic shifts are occurring in our sector – not just in practices, but also in attitudes.


What will ‘Levelling Up’ pay for?

on 26 March 2021

Levelling up should be about more than transport and buildings. The social issues Britain’s charities are tackling can be just as much of a drag on prosperity.


It’s time to Rethink and Rebuild

By and Dan Corry
on 1 March 2021

Towards a more resilient, more equitable, more progressive future for our sector, our economy, and our society.

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Events & Training

Rethink and Rebuild through and beyond Covid-19

On 4 March 2021, 3:00 pm4:30 pm
at Zoom

This event will be an opportunity to hear from some of those in the sector (and outside) who are doing some of this big thinking.

vaccination in the arm

Shaping the story of the crisis in 2021

By and Tom Collinge
on 14 January 2021 , 4 minute read

The narrative around this crisis has the potential to be a powerful national story, both for good or for ill. Looking forward to the year ahead, civil society needs to use its voice and harness civic pride to make the story of 2021 a story of hope, compassion and change.

food bank worker

Rethinking grant-making

on 18 December 2020

We need a more resilient, more equitable, more progressive future for our sector. In this blog, Clare Wilkins sets out how we can rethink grant-making.

elastic bands

Preventing the ping-back: Turning system shifts into systems change

on 14 December 2020 , 5 minute read

Covid-19 stopped the machine and catapulted us into an era of widespread system change. Or maybe not. Systems are stubborn and the changes we have seen were in fact temporary. How do we prevent the ping back?

pink jig saw pieces

Can mergers help us rebuild from Covid-19?

on 8 December 2020 , 3 minute read

Despite the benefits associated with pooling your resources and collaborating on charitable services, we have not seen a significant increase in charity mergers this year. Here's how properly resourced mergers can help us rebuild from Covid-19.

food market

Civil society needs a seat at the table

By and Dan Corry
on 27 November 2020 , 3 minute read

Charities, social enterprises, community organisations and all their funders are crucial to getting us through this crisis. That’s why civil society needs to be given a seat at the table, both in Whitehall and in town halls, and we need to see everyone working together at a local level.

Colleagues chatting by whiteboard

Rethinking strategy: Being resilient, agile and adaptive during Covid-19 and beyond

on 16 November 2020 , 3 minute read

This pandemic is not your average crisis, and the consequences cannot be overcome with extra funding alone. Such a seismic shift could be thought of less as a hurdle to be overcome, but more as a moment in time.

pens and post it notes

Thoughts on how the sector can rethink and rebuild

By and Angela Kail
on 28 October 2020 , 4 minute read

For our 'Rethink, Rebuild' initiative, we are researching how to support the charity sector’s adaptation and increase its resilience. In this blog, we share thoughts from charity leaders on how the sector needs to change.

CEO Dan Corry speaking at an event

Up for it, and up to it?

By and Dan Corry
on 14 October 2020

NPC CEO Dan Corry's speech at our 2020 annual conference.