Impact and effectiveness

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Seven ways to improve the Social Value Act | Russell Hargrave
Forcing councils to consider social impact is a great idea but it’s not working. Here’s what small charities and community businesses say needs to change

Russell Hargrave

15, Aug, 2017 @6:33 AM

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Charities can deliver services and campaign robustly | David Brindle
Charities spend £1,578 every second improving lives. That’s worth making a noise about, says charity leader Sir Stephen Bubb

David Brindle

05, Jul, 2017 @6:24 AM

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Charities have global ambitions, so let's use UN global goals | Sonja Graham
We never thought to link gender equality or social integration to water-saving projects, but the UN’s sustainable development goals broadened our horizons

Sonja Graham

26, May, 2017 @9:44 AM

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Ugly mugs: the technology saving the lives of sex workers
We send email and text alerts about dangerous offenders in a bid to end violence against sex workers. Small charities could learn from what we’ve done

Alex Feis-Bryce

10, May, 2017 @6:43 AM

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If charities can't inspire loyalty, 'caring capitalism' will take over | Max du Bois
Companies focus on passion and ethics while the voluntary sector strives to sound more businesslike. It’s time to fight back – here’s how

Max du Bois

18, Apr, 2017 @10:08 AM

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Footballers score an own goal by setting up their own charities | Simon Lansley
Footballers should work with established charities if they want to demonstrate more than just good intentions

Simon Lansley

04, Apr, 2017 @6:32 AM

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Times are tough, so voluntary sector leaders need to learn to collaborate
Pressure on sector leaders is intense. New courses from the Open University aim to encourage smaller organisations to work together to get results

Siv Vangen

12, Oct, 2016 @9:09 AM

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We're helping charity trustees to embrace tech and spark a digital journey
Digital tech offers real benefits to charities; our new tool aims to help trustees gain skills, share expertise and start using it

Sarah Atkinson

07, Oct, 2016 @8:09 AM

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How can you save a child for £1 a day?
You wouldn’t expect your own child to live on that, so let’s move away from some charities’ oversimplified solutions to poverty

Jacob Lief

13, Jul, 2016 @2:12 PM

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Proving your impact: what funders want from charities
From council commissioners to grant-making bodies, we ask investors what makes an organisation stand out

Charlotte Simmonds

04, Nov, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Brave, bold and daring ... the new US group challenging charities' bad press
The Charity Defense Council is looking to challenge the misrepresentation of nonprofit work in the media with an ‘anti-defamation force’

Liza Ramrayka

06, Oct, 2015 @6:00 AM

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It will take more than a fundraising overhaul to restore faith in charities
Today’s donors are very inquisitive - organisations must be able to demonstrate their impact, reputation and ethics

Ben Summerskill

30, Sep, 2015 @6:00 AM

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