Best of the blogs: key performance indicators, volunteering creates a more positive outlook, the sector is being overlooked as an agent of change, group fundraising appeals get higher returns

Your round-up of charity-related debate this week

Best of the blogs
Best of the blogs

Key performance indicators are a basic and essential tool for survival in the commercial world, and there is no good reason why they can’t help charities too, according to Brian Smouha, founder of the Coalition for Efficiency.

Read Smouha’s blog 

Research shows that people who volunteer have a more positive outlook on life and better mental health, says David Thomson, director of policy and public affairs at the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Read Thomson’s blog

Sir Stephen Bubb is getting a sinking feeling that the sector is being overlooked as an agency for change, innovation and growth.

Read Bubb’s blog

Fundraising appeals that show groups of people working together, rather than individuals, get bigger donations, says the Advice for Good blog.

Read the Advice for Good blog


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