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How to make your digital procurement processes inclusive
As part of your equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) plans you might be looking at recruitment, staff retention and how you can help your charity’s work reach more minority groups. Yet, as we all know, unconscious bias can show up in all kinds of situations. And that’s where procurement processes can get overlooked. We consider how procurement processes can be made more inclusive.
Mental Health Awareness Week: Power the Fight
As part of our series of interviews with charity leaders, we talk to Ben Lindsay OBE, the award-winning author of the book ‘We Need To Talk About Race’. He is the Founder and CEO of Power the Fight, a charity dedicated to supporting young people that have been...
How to make ChatGPT part of your charity’s digital strategy
Imagine having a versatile and adaptable AI ‘actor’ at your disposal, ready to take on a multitude of roles to support you in your work. This is exactly what ChatGPT promises to be. In this blog post, Nick Scott explains what it is, how it works, how you might use it,...
Web sustainability: 10 ways to achieve your digital goals and help save the planet
This guest blog is written by Jasmine Nehme, who heads up her own digital consultancy, Middle of Nowhere. Jasmine specialises in using a holistic and integrated approach to help charities, agencies and businesses achieve strategic goals in a sustainable way. She also works as part of the Zoe Amar Digital team, as well as on the Zoe Amar Digital website and the Charity Digital Skills Report website.
Data and data skills: what do leaders need to know?
As part of our interview series with digital leaders, we talk to Sian Basker, Co-Chief Executive of Data Orchard, a social enterprise working to enable organisations to use data for better decisions and greater impact. Sian shares her insights on the current state of data skills in the non-profit sector and the data skills that leaders need to empower their organisations to get the best out of data.
Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in the 2023 Charity Digital Skills Report
This is a guest blog written by Eshe Kiama Zuri and Nissa Ramsay. In this post we explain our focus on diversity, equality and inclusion in the 2023 Charity Digital Skills Report. We also outline our language, terms and approach to identifying specific groups and...
What the Gary Lineker story means for social media guidelines
The BBC is planning to review its social media guidelines after Gary Lineker was reinstated as Match of the Day presenter following his tweets about asylum policy. Social media is on a lot of charities' minds following the draft social media guidance issued by the...
5 things men can do for International Women’s Day
I'm writing this on International Women's Day whilst sitting with a mixed bag of feelings. On the one hand, I have always loved this annual celebration of women, because it's an opportunity to celebrate the amazing women I work with, amongst my team, and across the...
Digital inclusion: the ongoing impact of COVID and the cost of living crisis
As part of our interview series with digital charity leaders, we talk to David Scurr, Programme & Partnerships Lead at CAST. David shares his insights on the impact of the COVID pandemic and the cost of living crisis on charities and digital. What can charities do to tackle digital inclusion both for their employees and service users?
7 inclusion resources for 2023
Inclusion is a hugely important topic in all organisations at the moment. We’ve rounded up the latest resources we’ve come across on this topic, covering everything from healing from racial trauma to resources to guide your practice and podcasts which explore...
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Digital Strategy Resources
Digital strategy is one of our core services. We have worked with hundreds of charity and public sector organisations we’ve developed these resources to help you.
Digital Leadership Resources
These guides will help you develop your leadership skills, whatever stage you are at.
Digital Fundraising Resources
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Digital Governance Resources
These resources are designed to help trustees and senior leadership teams make informed decisions about digital, assess risk and to plan strategically.
Digital Skills Resources
These guides will help your charity assess and grow its digital skills, plan for organisational change and create the right culture for digital.
Coronavirus: Digital Resources
COVID-19 poses a huge challenge. We are working hard to help the sector through the pandemic and have developed these resources to help.
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