Systems change

Rose Anderson
Blogs

Barriers to systems change: What we’re hearing from the sector

on 21 February 2020 , 6 minute read

Systems change is attracting more and more attention lately. Charities and funders have been telling us what barriers they face when ‘doing’ systems change. Here's how they might overcome three common issues.

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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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Ending homelessness: how collaboration can drive change

By Funders Together to End Homelessness
on 9 January 2020 , 5 minute read

Funders Together to End Homelessness - a network of funders which supports strategic, innovative, and effective solutions to homelessness. This blog discusses the importance of collaborating and systems change in preventing and ending homelessness.

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The conspicuous absence of the social sector (in this election’s manifestos)

on 25 November 2019

Charities and funders seem to be missing from all the parties' manifestos in the 2019 general election, but they will be a vital partner for any future government. NPC Head of Policy Leah Davis introduces our manifesto, which explores the openness required for the future relationship to have impact.

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State of the Sector 2020

on 31 October 2019

State of the sector, our comprehensive survey of the opinions of charity leaders is returning for 2020. Theo Clay, lead researcher on the project sets out what's changed, what's stayed the same, and what we hope to achieve.

Dan Corry
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Should insourcing be the default, and what might it mean for charities?

on 2 September 2019

After a period focused on outsourcing, some in local government seem to be taking services back in house. Why is this happening and is there a danger charities will be cut out of providing vital services.

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Systems change: 4 lessons I’ve learnt

By Becky Elton
on 20 August 2019 , 5 minute read

Becky Elton, Executive Director of Operations at Changing Lives shares the lessons she's learnt about system change.

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NPC’s Summer reads 2019

By Various NPC staff
on 9 August 2019 , 7 minute read

The NPC team provide recommendations on what books to read this summer.

Dan Corry
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Three asks for the new government

on 1 August 2019 , 5 minute read

Our letter to the incoming Minister for Civil Society (and former NPC staffer), Diana Barran. 

Dan Corry
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Charity tax commission

on 30 July 2019

Here NPC's Chief Executive Dan Corry provides highlights from his work on the recent Charity Tax Commission report.

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Pink boats and mirrors: What are we learning about systems change?

on 26 July 2019 , 5 minute read

Organisations like Extinction Rebellion are pushing the concept of systems change, which the social sector has been using for some time, up the agenda. So what lessons can we offer on the subject?

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Shifting power, changing lives

on 19 July 2019 , 5 minute read

How can funders boost the capacity of charities and communities advocating for change?

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