LIVE—Can charities better use the law to fight for a fairer society?, 9.20am
From ‘activist lawyers’ who stop the government deporting people illegally, to Shelter fighting for it to be illegal for landlords to discriminate against people on housing benefit, we have seen how useful the law can be in fighting for equality. However, this tactic isn’t without risks—and is increasingly under threat from government.
Funding during Covid-19: What has changed and where do we go now?
How have funding practices adapted to the Covid-19 crisis? And how can the sector get through the difficult times ahead?
LIVE—Governance and decision making through a crisis: How can charity leaders navigate the Covid-19 recovery?
As we start to prepare for the future, charity boards and leadership teams must seize opportunities, manage risks and embrace change. Explore how governance and decision-making changed during the crisis, what worked and what didn’t, how good governance will help charities navigate recovery, and how we can encourage better decision-making.
Client Earth: A theory of change case study
Amy Rose, Director of Litigation, Compliance & MEL at ClientEarth, talks to NPC's Liz Gadd about why the team chose a theory of change approach, their experience so far and their role as thought-leaders in environmental litigation impact measurement.
LIVE—Open source data: Why the sector should be sharing more
The potential of data, data sharing, and data-based decision making remains untapped. We share examples of open source tools, how open source data has helped charities, and discuss how to get started with data sharing and what it means in practice for charities to share their data and triangulate it with other datasets.
Maintaining involvement and community through Covid-19
Pause is a national charity that works with women who have experienced – or are at risk of experiencing – repeat removals of children from their care.
Pause successfully works with women that many other services fail to engage, and those women contribute greatly to the Pause community. This sense of community has maintained, even through lockdown, and in this discussion session, women and staff from Pause reflect with Rosie McLeod, NPC on what it means to be involved and why it is so important.
Meaningful co-design with young people: how to manage complexity in digital product development
Digital projects are more effective when created in collaboration with those the digital solution aims to help. This event explores our approach to user involvement in collaborative digital projects.
How to evaluate digital services
Charities are increasingly developing digital services to better connect with their communities, save money and increase their impact. But how can charities make sure the digital services they offer are having an impact?
How to develop an agile strategy
As the Covid-19 crisis demonstrates, the environment charities and funders are operating in is changing faster than ever. How can charities and funders keep their strategy relevant in the face of such change? We outline how to develop more agile strategies for programmes and organisations.
How to develop a learning culture
This session will explore how to involve everyone in thinking about impact, how to overcome common pitfalls and challenges in developing a learning culture, and how to demonstrate to your team why data and evidence matter to their work.
Theory of change in ten steps
A theory of change process encourages us to reflect on our aims and plans, to discuss them with others and to make them explicit. We see this process as the foundation of charity strategy, evaluation and communication. This session will run through how to develop a theory of change, based on our guidance Theory of change in ten steps.