‘Nothing about us, without us’

This phrase from the disability rights movement captures perfectly the importance of user involvement: that consulting beneficiaries is, fundamentally, about empowerment and dignity—two things many people feel they lack in our current society. All the charities the Blagrave…
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Listen, Act, Learn. Repeat.

GlobalGiving is the first and largest global crowdfunding community that connects charities, donors and companies in nearly every country around the world. They offer their charities a chance to access the funding, tools, training, and support they need to…
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The Echo of Constituent Voice

In 2015, Alliance magazine ran a special edition on beneficiary feedback and user voice. The pieces contained in the edition raised some big questions as to why - if almost all foundations and non-profits agree that getting…
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Commissioning in crisis?

A new report from the Lloyds Bank Foundation draws on research from its grantee charities to highlight poor commissioning practice and how it disadvantages small charities.
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