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

What does good digital governance look like?

Whenever I talk to charities about digital it’s only a matter of time before someone mentions trustees. This #TrusteesWeek I’ve been mulling over how we can make our governance more effective after the increased digital adoption during the pandemic. 

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Why tech for good needs to be more inclusive

I’m writing this because over the last few months I’ve been working with a group of incredible women, Jo Morfee, Ellie Hale and Siana Bangura from Catalyst and Shanice Blair from Agencies for Good, discussing how we can make the network and also the wider tech for...

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