Dan Corry

Dan Corry

Chief executive, New Philanthropy Capital from October 2011

In October 2011 Dan Corry became chief executive of New Philanthropy Capital following a long-standing career in policy advice and politics, with his previous role being policy adviser on the economy to the Prime Minister. In April 2012 he joined the Impetus Trust's advisory council.

He was previously head of policy at Downing Street from 2007-2010 and has been special adviser at the Department for Education and Skills, the Department for Communities and Local Government, the Department of Trade and Industry and the Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions. He has also been chair of the Council of Economic Advisers at the HM Treasury.

Dan has been widely published across a broad range of regulatory and policy matters from ‘public private partnerships’ to ‘joined-up local democracy’.

He is senior associate of aequitas consulting, an international public policy company


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No cuts to Big Lottery Fund hailed as ‘major win’ for voluntary sector

The government will not cut funding to the Big Lottery Fund, in a move hailed as a “major win” for the voluntary sector.

New regulations will help charities win contracts but do not go far enough, report claims

New public contract regulations which come into force today will help charities win government contracts but do not got far enough, according to a report by think tank New Philanthropy Capital.

Dan Corry, CEO of NPC

Setting up a charity without checking what other charitable provision already exists is “verging on the immoral”, NPC chief executive Dan Corry will tell a conference at Cass Business School today.

UK Community Foundations wants government to discourage new private trusts

Umbrella body UK Community Foundations has recommended tougher restrictions on private trusts in order to improve effectiveness, in its ‘philanthropy manifesto’ for the general election.

They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.

» 'If you aren't making a difference, it's okay to call it a day', Commission chief executive says

George Osborne. Image copyright M Holland.

The Office for Civil Society escaped cuts in the new Spending Round, with the government pledging to maintain its annual budget at £56m.

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