Charity boards doing great things on digital

We were delighted to interview Michael Jarvis of The Clothworkers’ Company (organisers of the Charity Governance Awards).   1. What are the Charity Governance Awards? The Charity Governance Awards, now in their fourth year, provide an exciting opportunity to...

Six festive reads

I’m planning a digital detox over Christmas, as I suspect some of you are too. There is no better reason to put your phone away than losing yourself in a damn good book. Alex Nunn and Jen Lowthrop from my team and I have pulled out 6 books we’d recommend covering...

Top resources for The Charity Digital Code of Practice

  We recently launched The Charity Digital Code of Practice, a new framework to help charities, whether large or small, succeed with digital. We’re delighted to have worked with the Charity Commission, Office for Civil Society, DCMS, NCVO, ACEVO, CFG and many...

How Street League use digital to increase transparency

  Director of Strategy and Impact at Street League, Lindsey MacDonald, tells us how her charity is using digital to be more open and show how it is making a difference. Follow Lindsey on Twitter.  1.Why is transparency so important to charities and what role does it...

What we can do about diversity in STEM

We were delighted to interview Kirstie Whitaker, Research Fellow, Alan Turing Institute, about their recent Diversity in STEM project. Why is diversity such a challenge in STEM? Traditionally science was done by one individual doing their individual work. But in the...

Who won the 2018 Social CEOs awards?

We are very happy to announce the winners of the Social CEOs awards. Find out who won at the awards last night, and what we can all learn from them in my new piece for Civil Society. And you can see all the winners at a glance in our handy infographic below.  I’m so...

What does the future of fundraising look like?

We were delighted to interview Martin Wilson, Innovation Scout from the RNLI, about their Future of Donations project. 1. To set the scene, can you tell us more about how you think the fundraising landscape is changing for charities, and what role digital plays? Ever...

The 2018 Social CEOs awards are here

  Nominations open today for the 2018 Social CEOs awards. Find out what I’ve learned from previous winners in my piece for Civil Society, published this morning. Who can enter? This is the sixth year we’ve run the awards. During that time we’ve seen...

Why charities need digital design principles

We were delighted to interview Dan Sutch, director at CAST about their recently published digital design principles. How did the idea for the CAST digital design principles come about? At CAST we run a number of hands-on programmes that guide charities through...

How digital can engage volunteers

This is a guest blog from Laura Hamilton, a freelance consultant and trainer specialising in volunteer involvement and volunteer management. It also features insights from Morven MacLean, a Volunteering Development Manager at Children’s Hospices Across Scotland...