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Posts written by guests who have contributed to NCVO projects and events.

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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The power of a thank you: The donor experience

John Grain from the Commission on the Donor Experience discusses the importance of making your donors feel appreciated Continue reading

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Civil Society Futures: Have your say

Julia Unwin discusses what the independent inquiry into the future of civil society has learnt so far, and how you can contribute Continue reading

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A changing funding landscape for charities involved in criminal justice

Latest data on voluntary organisations working in criminal justice, taken from Clinks' State of the Sector report Continue reading

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Charity supporters are likely to opt in

Rob Gethen Smith, director of customer engagement at Blackbaud, discusses new independent research commissioned by Blackbaud Europe on the GDPR. Continue reading

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A crisis in global civil society: mobilising the private sector to achieve our goals

Alex Farrow, lead consultant for NCVO Charity Evaluation Services, discusses how civil society and the private sector can work together. Continue reading

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Starting young: Creating the next generation of volunteers

Charlotte Hill from Step Up To Serve and Jessica Taplin from V Inspired explore engaging young people in volunteering Continue reading

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Charities and the Lobbying Act: the Electoral Commission’s view

Ben Wilkinson, head of external communications at the Electoral Commission, discusses the non-party campaigning rules in light of the snap general election. Continue reading

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What do charities who run APPGs need to know ahead of the general election?

Woody Faulkner, external relations team assistant at NCVO, outlines some things that organisations providing the secretariat for an APPG need to consider with the upcoming election. Continue reading

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Commissioning libraries to improve public health

How the St Helen's Library Services arts programme improved health and wellbeing among the local community. Continue reading

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