Radical roots to practical action—the case for place

on 8 July 2019

What does ‘place’ mean in the context of policy? And what does it mean for charities, policymakers and private funders?


Where next for charities and civil society? Dan Corry’s NPC Ignites 2018 speech

on 11 October 2018

At this year's NPC Ignites conference, NPC CEO Dan Corry asked the sector to imagine what an ideal version of itself might look like. He identified areas for improvement, such as concern for impact, and used new evidence together with existing resources to show there are issues with the sectors geog


How can the philanthropy sector improve?

on 28 June 2016

Charities and the life chances agenda

on 26 February 2016

Dan Corry's keynote speech at the Working Families Policy Conference. He talked about the Government's equality agenda, what it has achieved, where it is lacking, and what charities can do to drive progress.


Should you hitch your wagon to well-being?

on 5 February 2016

Dan Corry's speech at a Relate conference where he addressed the potential of well-being as part of a public policy agenda.


Is giving and doing enough to make charity moral?

on 20 January 2015

Chief Executive Dan Corry's speech at the Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy’s expert seminar.


Measuring impact and investing in what works in early action

on 28 November 2014

An edited version of a speech by NPC Chief Executive, Dan Corry, at the Children & Young People Now’s Early Intervention Conference, 12 September 2014, London.


How do we drive productivity and innovation in the charity sector?

on 8 May 2014

In his lecture at the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), our chief executive Dan Corry explains how charitable organisations must spearhead innovation and effectiveness to increase their ability to drive change in society.


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.


The sector at its best

on 8 November 2013

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


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.


The morality of charity

on 26 November 2012

A lot of us hold the belief that we should give to charity, be it from a sense of religious duty, or from a feeling that we should give something back. Yet the question of morality seems to end once we have decided whether or not to give.