Author Archives: Claire Benard

Claire Benard

About Claire Benard

Claire Benard is senior data scientist in the research team at NCVO. She collects, processes and analyses data to grow the evidence base on the sector. One major part of this is the UK Civil Society Almanac.

Almanac 2018: What does the data tell us?

The NCVO’s UK Civil Society Almanac is a rich source of information on the voluntary sector. To be as complete and accurate as possible, we bring together: data from charities’ accounts, the Charity Commission’s open data and national surveys. Continue reading

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Three lessons I learned from a week in a tech start up

Claire Benard talks about what she learned during her time in Chicago with the Uptake.org fellowship and how this can be applied to data science in other voluntary sector organisations. Continue reading

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Don’t take it for granted: Five lessons I learned when exploring data on grant-making in the UK

Claire Benard, senior data scientist at NCVO talks about the five lessons she's learned when exploring data about grant-making in the UK. Continue reading

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