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Why history should matter to philanthropists

By Paul Vallely
on 13 October 2020 , 5 minute read

In this guest blog, Paul Vallely, author of Philanthropy – from Aristotle to Zuckerberg, reflects on what history teaches us about priorities, responsibility and humility.

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Time to rethink and rebuild

on 24 September 2020 , 5 minute read

‘Post-Covid’ is not a phrase we can use for a while. This is a moment of systemic change that demands a systemic response.

CEO Dan Corry speaking at an event

Where now for the sector?

By and Dan Corry
on 23 September 2020 , 4 minute read

Covid-19 has held up a great big mirror to the massive social inequalities that beset our nation. At this year's NPC Ignites, we will discuss how charities can tackle them.

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Funding beyond Covid-19

on 19 August 2020 , 4 minute read

As the charity sector emerges from the initial Covid-19 crisis and starts to consider building back better, it’s time for funders to reflect on the changes they made to their grant-making and to decide which of them should remain permanent and which practices must they revert back to.

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What have we learnt from the Covid-19 volunteering boom?

By and Dan Corry
on 3 August 2020 , 3 minute read

The recent increase in volunteering is very heart warming. We need a critical reflection on what has worked and what has not during this crisis.

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A new way to rebuild post-covid

By Mike Adamson
on 15 July 2020 , 5 minute read

In this guest blog, Mike Adamson, CEO of the British Red Cross, shares his reflections on a “New Power” approach to recovery.


Is the future unrestricted? Charity funding post Covid-19

on 10 June 2020 , 4 minute read

Ask any fundraiser what the best possible gift would be and their answer will be multi-year unrestricted funding. So why don't all funders give unrestricted gifts? Due to Covid-19, we have entered a 'testing phase' which could make the future of the sector unrestricted.

Big Ben

How does the government view charities’ role in recovery?

By and Tom Collinge
on 19 May 2020 , 6 minute read

At our State of the Sector launch, Baroness Diana Barran, the Minister for Civil Society, introduced the government’s plan to work with charities as the country emerges from Covid-19. Our Policy Manager Tom Collinge unpacks the big talking points.

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The charity sector in a post-coronavirus world

By Rob Abercrombie
on 5 May 2020 , 4 minute read

The charity sector is good in a crisis but we now need to start thinking about how we want the future to look. Where are the opportunities for change?

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A shift in strategy

on 4 May 2020 , 6 minute read

The phrase ‘response, recovery and resilience’ is being used to describe the different stages of the charity sector’s reaction to coronavirus. Here's how charities can adapt their strategies as we enter the ‘recovery’ and ‘resilience’ stages.

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 means systems thinking is no longer optional

on 9 April 2020 , 15 minute read

The hard reality of system interdependence is being brought directly into our homes and news feeds. What lessons will we learn? What changes will it bring? Now is the time to bring systems change out of the clouds and into the mainstream.