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Where to start when everything is so uncertain

January 2021

Ben Cairns | IVAR, Sara Llewellin | Barrow Cadbury Trust

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Ben Cairns and Sara Llewellin explore how alignment helps trusts and foundations (as well as organisations of any kind) navigate uncertainty.

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How can funders learn, meaningfully?

December 2020

Elaine Wilson | Corra Foundation

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Elaine Wilson considers what behaviours enable funders to learn meaningfully.

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Making learning visible

December 2020

Amy Braier, Shoshana Boyd Gelfand & Bridget Kohner | Pears Foundation

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Pears Foundation share reflections on how they hope to learn in 2021.

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From isolation to opportunity – my story of adapting to Covid

December 2020

Patricia Kieran | Irish Institute for Catholic Studies

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As Director of the Irish Institute for Catholic Studies, a small organisation based in Limerick, Patricia Kieran discusses her journey through the Covid-19 crisis - from isolation to opportunity.

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In this short blog, we investigate the value of the VCSE sector beyond economic worth – encouraging VCSEs to be bolder in demonstrating their value to their community.

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Never underestimate young potential

November 2020

Aga Dychton | West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Young volunteers are bringing some normality to West Hertfordshire Hospitals as they respond to Covid-19 - with a smile, and a hot tea.

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The good, the bad and the future

November 2020

Ciorsdan Brown | The Goldsmiths' Company

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In the sixth and final of our learning from lockdown blog series, Ciorsdan Brown describes how The Goldsmiths' Company family united around a shared vision to deliver emergency grants.

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Hampstead Gown Factory: Creative roles for young volunteers

November 2020

Monika Sobanska | Young Volunteer Programme Coordinator | Royal Free Charity

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How young volunteers were involved in a project to make over 50,000 surgical gowns for the Royal Free London, in response to a national shortage of personal protective equipment in March 2020.

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Four principles to shape your grant-making today

November 2020

Ben Cairns

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We need to find the confidence, skills and ways of working to operate effectively in our current environment, accepting that changing restrictions will feature in our lives for the foreseeable future.

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A funding approach rooted in trust

November 2020

André Clarke and Emma Stevenson | Comic Relief

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In the fifth of our learning from lockdown blog series, André Clarke and Emma Stevenson describe how Comic Relief is driving forward an approach to funding that is rooted in trust.

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