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John Copps

Opinion John Copps 26 February 2013

Why funders should focus on ‘impact practice’ and not just results

The ideas of impact and evaluation are as old as grantmaking itself. But, like anything, being aware of something doesn’t necessarily mean we pay enough attention to it in our working lives. So, for funders …

Opinion John Copps 4 January 2012

What happens now the money has run out – the challenge for trusts and foundations in the new economy

It has almost become a cliche to say that we are living in ‘interesting’ times – even though when I hear this said about the charity world it usually means something else. But where it is a …