A new report from NPC highlights how technology is enabling us to gather different types of data on bigger scales, and how increased data availability and processing power enables us to gain insights in ways not previously possible. In the context of decreased funding and increased need, the improved understanding of effectiveness offered by these approaches is critical.
The Impact Management Programme announces the first grantees of its Impact for Growth strand. Eleven charities and social enterprises will receive grants totaling almost £500,000 to improve their impact management systems and processes.
NPC welcomes new Minister for Sport and Civil Society, Tracey Crouch. We look forward to working with her to improve and strengthen the impact of charities, funders and civil society.
The British people have spoken and yet again the only certainty is uncertainty. As the next days, weeks and months progress, charities need to be bold and ensure their voices are heard in order to productively shape what comes next.
A flagship report from charity think tank NPC explores to what extent and how charities are transforming to deliver greater impact in a changing world. Charities are under ever-increasing pressure to deliver more with less, amplified by recent fundraising and governance scandals. While some are adapting and taking the lead in new thinking and ways of operating, others are lagging
NPC welcomes that giving from the richest is up, but a lot more is possible.
Thinking about how to promote and encourage civil society has faded out of the policy debate argues a new report by charity think tank leader Dan Corry and academic Gerry Stoker. That must change. The report argues that in the past the Labour government engaged with this agenda – if often in too top-down a way. David Cameron had a
Government must embrace and work with the charity sector to have a chance of achieving a rehabilitation revolution, argues new NPC research on the voluntary sector’s contribution in criminal justice.
NPC welcomes the ‘Stronger charities for a stronger society’ report from the Lords Select Committee on Charities, which takes up a number of our recommendations, though there are areas were the Committee could have done more.
NPC welcomes the inclusion of charities in the UK Digital Strategy, but pushes for further integration. NPC’s Patrick Murray and Tris Lumley follow up their response to the government’s Digital Strategy with a brief statement.