Philanthropy Impact

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Reports

You might find some of these reports useful. Some reports are held as PDF documents within the site and others link to other sites.

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New Philanthropy Capital
Blueprint for shared measurement calls on charities, social enterprises and funders working towards similar goals to collaborate on impact measurement in order to improve sector practices and change more lives...
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Nesta, Panahpur and UnLtd
The Big Society Finance Fund has supported the development of 20 pilot capital-raisings by social investment intermediaries. This exemplar portfolio, set out in detail in this publication, was chosen to...
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CompassPoint Nonprofit Services and the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund,
This study reveals that many nonprofits are stuck in a vicious cycle that threatens their ability to raise the resources they need to succeed. A joint project of CompassPoint and...
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Association of Donor Relations Professionals
Donor stewardship is the comprehensive effort of any nonprofit that seeks philanthropic support to ensure that donors experience high-quality interactions with the organisation that foster long-term engagement and investment. This...
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Monitor Group LLP
This report shows how long-term trends are combining to create a new reality for every gift and giver. One result is that anyone who wants to give has more choices...
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Grant Craft and European Foundation Centre
Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2013 is an annual industry forecast written by leading philanthropy scholar Lucy Bernholz about the social economy — private capital used for public good...
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Baring Foundation, London
Since 2006 the Baring Foundation’s grants programme ‘Strengthening the Voluntary Sector’, has taken a close interest in deepening understanding of the changing nature of the independence of voluntary action. Given...
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NPC
The aim of this report is to consider the implications of recent changes in the criminal justice system on the work of charities and on the role and impact of...
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NPC
Ten years ago, critics dismissed impact measurement as too difficult, misleading, or simply not important. Today, 75% of charities measure some or all of their work, and nearly three-quarters have...
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Big Lottery Fund
A lack of business skills means many voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations are missing out on investment, according to a report commissioned by the Big Lottery Fund. The...

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