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NPC Ignites 2023

NPC’s annual conference, 17 and 19 October 2023.

About this event

NPC Ignites our annual conference is back for 2023. The conference is designed to help charities, funders, philanthropists, social enterprises, corporates and the public sector keep pace with change and anticipate new trends and innovations to ensure their organisations are always maximising their social impact and improving the lives of the people they serve. #NPCIgnites brings together the brightest minds in the charity sector to inspire new ways of working.

Excellent, with brilliant speakers – people I have not had the opportunity to hear from.

Join us on 17 October in person or online and the afternoon of 19 October online.

One ticket gets you entry to both days. When booking your ticket please select online only or online and in-person and don’t forget we have bursary places up for grabs too. For all the latest updates and news about new speakers sign up to our weekly newsletter

Find out about this year’s sponsorship opportunities: For more information and to discuss how we can work together, email us at or via the contact us page.


Catch up on this year's conference


#NPCIgnites 2023 programme is now live. Find out what we will debating and who will be speaking across the event.

NPC Ignites 2023 – Full programme
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Event partners

The National Lottery Community Fund are the largest funder of community activity in the UK. They award money raised by National Lottery players to communities to create a positive impact and make a difference to people’s lives. They have recently launched their new strategy, It starts with community, where their aim is to distribute at least a further £4 billion by 2030 to support activities that create resilient communities that are more inclusive and environmentally sustainable.

The National Lottery Community Fund
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Pro Bono OR enables third sector organisations to benefit from Operational Research (OR) and reach their full potential. OR is about finding ways to apply analytical methods to make better decisions. We can support you with strategic planning, data analysis and insight, decision making, impact measurement and more.

Pro Bono OR
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Apply for a bursary place

We offer bursary places to small charities, ethnic minority charities of all sizes and ethnic minority representatives from charities of all sizes. Places are limited in number and on a first come first serve basis.

Email the events team
NPC event attendees

Ignites this year was a journey of discovery, an open and inclusive space to reflect of the sector challenges and explore the possibility and need for change in collaboration with knowledgeable and like-minded individuals.

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