It takes a constant balance of head and heart to make a difference.
Charities, funders and trustees must be passionate about a cause, but you also need dispassionate charity analysis to ensure your decisions are smart.
This way, you can ensure individual passions are working in service of your work or funding.
See how charity analysis can help you and your organisation do good, better.
Key resources for charity analysis
NPC's step-by-step guide to charity analysis, outlining our tried and tested approach which focuses on the key characteristics we believe are common to all effective charities.
This week we launched a new guide to charity analysis. Ruth Gripper explains what the guide is, and how it can help both charities and donors understand what an effective charity looks like.
'There’s a lot to do if a funder wants to analyse a charity. What if the funder only has two hours to make a decision? Or a day at most?’
Last week I talked about part 1: analysing a charity in two hours, and focused on the first hour of desk research. This week, I'm talking about the phone call with the chief executive.