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4 March, 2020Most of the challenges and opportunities facing individual grantees can better be explored and resolved with more partners involved and we must find more ways for these partners to be brought meaningfully into a shared journey says, Founder of Shift, Nick Stanhope. Read more
13 December, 2019Phoebe Tickell Digital Portfolio Officer at The National Lottery Community Fund introduces the Digital Fund and its approach to funding in a digital and networked age. Read more
3 July, 2019The National Lottery Community Fund’s Strategic Framework, People in the Lead, believes that with people in the lead communities thrive, and we’ve worked hard to think about how we reflect lived experience in our approach. Read more
How do we ensure people with first-hand lived experience of social issues are in leadership positions?
1 July, 2019Treating lived experience as narrative fuel for social change might well be effective in capturing the attention of the wider public, but it has the simultaneous effect of marginalising and pigeonholing the very voices that provide that fuel. Read more
How the growing taste for a key ingredient in civil society’s fortunes is shaping social investment lending
4 June, 2019Once upon a time, philanthropy was the key ingredient underpinning efforts to catch people at risk of slipping through the gap between the power of the state, the market and the reach of social networks to address need. But in 2019, things look a bit different. Read more