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Could artificial intelligence revolutionise grant-making?

By Jay Kennedy, DSC’s Director of Policy and Research It’s hard to escape discussions of artificial intelligence, or AI, these days. It’s a rapidly developing, complex field with lots of uncertainty. In the simplest terms, ‘generative AI’ is software that can produce digital content based on prompts from a human operator. There’s a profusion of…
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Cost of Living Crisis: Grant-Makers Going the Extra Mile

By Ross Hardy, Research, DSC Across the country and across the sector, you would be hard-pressed to find anyone that isn’t somehow impacted by the ongoing cost-of-living crisis. Despite a slight reduction in energy prices and inflation, the levels of rising poverty and those who can no longer afford the essentials paint a bleak picture.…
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Using Your Voice in an Election Year - event highlights

By Gabriella Poznansky, Senior Digital Content and Communications Officer, DSC Here’s some useful information on charity campaigning from our recent event ‘Using Your Voice in an Election Year’. At the ‘Using Your Voice in an Election Year’ event, we had the privilege of hearing from experts in charity campaigning. Rosamund McCarthy Etherington, Co-Head for the…
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5 things national politicians could do to boost civil society

Jay Kennedy, DSC’s Director of Policy and Research Charities and wider civil society have been at the forefront of the pandemic response and dealing with the effects of the cost-of-living crisis. However, these and other systemic challenges have hollowed out the resilience of many organisations, with vital services for people across the country now under…
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Is philanthropy advice finally coming out of the shadows?

By Emma Beeston, Philanthropy Advisor Have you ever met a Philanthropy Advisor? Have you ever met a Philanthropy Advisor? Do you know what kind of person does this job, and what it is they do? Do you worry that their work impacts on what you are doing but can’t quite put your finger on how?…
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