Resources: Digital governance

As charities accelerate digital change boards have an important role to play.

From making the right decisions about technology and planning for a more digital future, trustees have to get to grips with digital as never before.

Surprisingly, whilst digital is now a governance issue, there is little out there to support boards. Hence why we’ve developed the resources below. They’re designed to help trustees make informed decisions about digital, assess risk and to plan strategically for the opportunities that digital brings.


COVID-19 digital checklist for trustees and leaders

This resource from The Charity Digital Code of Practice and The Catalyst will help your board make the right decisions about digital, and assess progress during the crisis.

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Leadership resources in The Charity Digital Code of Practice

Find out what good digital governance looks like for charity senior management teams and boards.

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Do I need a Digital Trustee?

Our guide created with Reach Volunteering, SCVO and CAST will help you recruit a trustee, shape the role to suit your charity’s needs and create accountability for the right candidate.

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What COVID-19’s digital revolution means for charity governance

Digital change is disrupting boards, for the better. Find out more.

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Making digital work

Back in 2016 we worked with the Charity Commission and Grant Thornton to create a resource to help trustees ask the right questions about digital. It’s a good starting point for boards who are new to digital.

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Blog posts about digital governanceZoe Amar

Topical insights and reflections from the Zoe Amar Digital team

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.

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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...

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