NPC produces high quality, independent research into the charity sector. Our reports explore how charities and funders are tackling the UK’s social problems and share lessons and practical insights.

How to make your data more meaningful

It takes time, money and expertise to collect and analyse data. Making your data meaningful means getting the most out of it—and getting the most out of the scarce resources allocated to collecting and analysing it. This briefing is a simple how-to for charities on maximising their use of data and, as a result, the work of their organisations.

Big Lottery Fund—NPC consultation response

Big Lottery Fund (BLF) is consulting on its policy priorities. Building on our experience, NPC’s consultation response suggests ways that BLF can do more to support charities and funders across the sector to deliver the greatest possible impact.

Information provision for people with Multiple Sclerosis

For anyone with a health condition like Multiple Sclerosis, having access to quality and timely information is crucial. This report presents a theory of change and outcomes measurement framework approach for the provision of information to people with MS. It could be used by any organisation in the MS sector to help assess the effectiveness of its information provision activities and how it can improve them.

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