Tag Archives: Data

Better use of data will help improve charities’ relationship with government, leaders say

Charities need to gather better data and then use it to tell stories that engage in order to influence policy makers, sector leaders said yesterday. Rita Chadha, chief executive of the Small Charities Coalition, and Sarah Vibert, director of public … Continue reading

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Data4Good Conference Update

Sowing the seeds of a Data4Good community Last November Data Orchard ran the UK’s first Data4Good Conference for the not-for-profit sector by the not-for-profit sector. It was a huge success. The event sold out and more than 230 people created a real … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Good Neighbours – A Wise and Well Event Wednesday 14th November, 9:30am—2:00pm Mereside Community Centre, Springfield, Shrewsbury, Springfield, Shrewsbury SY2 6LH. This event is essential information for anyone working or volunteering within our local communities to prevent the isolation of … Continue reading

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Data4Good Conference

The first national Data4Good Conference is happening in Birmingham on 14th November and Shropsihre VCS Assembly members are being offered a 25% ‘locals’ discount. The event is being organised by Data Orchard in partnership with NCVO, NPC, Tech Trust, DataKind UK, … Continue reading

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Save The Date: DATA4GOOD The UK’s First Ever National Conference

Data Orchard are delighted to announce they are co-organising the UK’s first national ‘Data4Good’ conference in November this year. It’s the first event of its kind, run by the non-profit sector for the non-profit sector. Data4Good National Conference – 14 … Continue reading

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Can New Philanthropy Capital Help You With Your Data?

Data is increasingly being recognised as a tool for charity effectiveness. NPC can support organisations to develop a strategy for managing and making use of data. NPC will work alongside you to understand your current data practices, identify your data needs, … Continue reading

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GDPR, Your Board And ICO Helpline

Simon Entwistle from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) made it clear that “Data protection compliance is a board level issue”, read the how-to and make sure you’re GDPR ready. If you’ve got any questions call the ICO who’ve set up a … Continue reading

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Funding To Improve Impact Data

Access Impact/NPC has announced the launch of £1.8m in grant funding available to charities and social enterprises over the next year and a half through the Impact Management Programme. Charities and social enterprises can apply for pilot grants to improve … Continue reading

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How Do You Use Government Data?

The aim of the survey is to understand the types of data used, where you source your government data/statistics and any difficulties you face finding or extracting and using it. There is also an opportunity for you to provide additional comments … Continue reading

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How To Make Your Data More Meaningful

Sector think tank New Philanthropy Capital held a seminar in June about how charities can make their data more meaningful, as part of a series designed to give an introduction to impact measurement. NPC has put together a practical briefing … Continue reading

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