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The gift of time: Practical tech tips and what we learnt from sharing them

June 2019

Lynne Dyer | Growing Links, Ellie Hale | CAST

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Responsive grant-making needs a proactive strategy

June 2019

Gilly Green | Research Associate

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As part of our recent review of the Wellcome Trust’s Public Engagement Fund, we have been thinking about what it means to be a responsive grant maker.

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'We few, we happy few, we band of brothers'

June 2019

Eliza Buckley

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Since 2018, we’ve been a learning partner to the Pears #iwill Fund, supporting a network of hospital trusts to implement or develop new approaches to youth volunteering. Some Trusts are supporting young volunteers for the first time, others are extending their existing offer into new wards or to work with specific groups of young people.

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Leadership in Philanthropy – A Newcomer's Reflections

April 2019

Rebekah Goddard | Head of Learning at UK Community Foundations

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Rebekah reflects on joining the world of UK Trusts and Foundations, as Head of Learning at UK Community Foundations.

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Community Health Melas

March 2019

Kevin Walsh | District Governor for Rotary Clubs throughout Cumbria and Lancashire 2013-14

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The concept is simple; give people the opportunity to have a Health MOT in a friendly, safe environment and provide them with the advice required to make appropriate lifestyle choices. This provides a framework for the NHS and local government to work with volunteers around priorities highlighted in the NHS Long Term Plan – particularly around early diagnosis and prevention.

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Freedom to report… visually

February 2019

Anne Dannerolle | CEO of Hull Community Church

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Anne Dannerolle, CEO of Hull Community Church, was part of a group of funded organisations and funders who developed the New Principles for Grant Reporting, which are currently being tested. She shares her experience of reporting to The National Lottery Community Fund.

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Helping funders commit to continuation funding

February 2019

Ben Cairns

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Following Dan Paskins' blog encouraging funders to develop their thinking about continuation funding, Ben shares four questions for funders to ask themselves.

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All funders owe it to the sector to continue to improve their thinking on continuation funding

February 2019

Dan Paskins | Senior Head of Portfolio Development at the National Lottery Community Fund

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What many charities want isn’t just a single grant for one, three or even five years, but some funding to try things out, and then more funding to keep their activities going and develop them further.

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Ben reflects that in recent years whatever our research question, the answers often included something about the need for core funding.

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3 things to notice from 'Slice and Dice' - a tool to explore GrantNav data visually

December 2018

Suraj Vadgama | Product Lead at CAST

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Suraj Vadgama, Product Lead at the Centre for the Acceleration of Social Technology (CAST), shares three things that stand out from his data visualisation to explore themes in grant funding.

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