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The Board of Directors at Numbers for Good have announced that the company will cease trading on 29th March 2019. The company has operated profitably for the past two years but, given the difficult market conditions for advisory services in the social sector and, in particular, the continual pressure on the level of fee income […]

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New financing partnerships for humanitarian impact

Numbers for Good and the Overseas Development Institute were commissioned by the IKEA Foundation to research innovating financing measures that could be used to address humanitarian crises. Following extensive desk research, workshops and interviews with humanitarian agencies, international investors and foundations, we have written up our findings. Our report aims to do three things: Identify […]

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Funding a National Model for Women’s Refuges

Numbers for Good collaborated with Women’s Aid to develop a report on new funding models for refuges across the country. We explored how social investment could be accessed to support the building and maintenance of refuges, if there was visibility on their future funding streams. We met to hear firsthand experiences from regional Women’s Aid […]

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Carillion: Commissioning at a Crossroads

  This article was written by Dominic Llewellyn and originally appeared in the Public Services Transformation Academy 2018 Report – The State of Transformation. Carillion going into liquidation in January 2018 might have been a shock for the Government. It wasn’t for many of the charities and social enterprises delivering public services. They’d seen first […]

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Meeting the Global Goals: What Small and Growing Businesses need to scale up

The Global Goals established an ambitious agenda for sustainable development. Central to this agenda is the notion that private enterprises can play a valuable role in generating sustainable socio-economic growth, contributing to job growth and reducing poverty in emerging economies. There is a vast opportunity to grow the ability of small and growing businesses (SGBs), […]

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