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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Major donors giving away less of their wealth to charity, says NPC

New Philanthropy Capital has called for “more and better philanthropy” after the full Sunday Times Giving List showed that philanthropists gave away on average less than last year.

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.

Fundraising sector worried by proposed 'Fundraising Preference Service'

The wider fundraising sector has offered mixed responses to the recommendations of the Etherington Review, with particular concern reserved for recommendations which could limit contact with donors.

NPC: Fundraising methods do not affect trust in charities

How charities spend their money and what they do are more of a concern for the public than fundraising methods, according to a poll carried out by Ipsos Mori for the think tank NPC.

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

Nigel Farage. Image courtesy of David Ileff

A survey by Ipsos Mori for NPC about how charities are perceived by people who vote for various political parties has suggested that Ukip voters have lower levels of trust in charities than those who plan to vote for one of the three mainstream parties.

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.

Fundraisers will have to 'adapt and innovate' to attract rich retirees

Older donors will become more demanding and discriminating and fundraisers will have to work harder to gain their donations, a new report by the Commission on the Voluntary Sector & Ageing predicts.

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