Resources: Digital leadership

Digital leadership means having a vision of where your charity is going and how digital can achieve it.

With digital now a key part of how charities fundraise, deliver services and work, it’s an essential skill for charity leaders, from managers to trustees. All leaders are now digital leaders by default. 

Digital leaders don’t need to be Silicon Valley gurus or have huge budgets. They just need a clear focus on how digital can help their charity meet its goals and give donors and supporters a better experience. 

Our digital leadership resources below will help you develop these skills, whatever stage you are at.

Zoe Amar at award ceremony with digital leaders
Image credit: Adeela Warley, Charity Comms

Third Sector Digital Leaders Programme

Our popular digital leadership programme for charity and social enterprise leaders. Find out programme details, what alumni say and how to apply. 

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'Starts At The Top' podcast

Hosted by Zoe Amar and Paul Thomas, this new podcast looks at leadership, digital and change. How are leaders using digital to navigate uncertainty and forge a path to the future?

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Leadership resources in The Charity Digital Code of Practice

Find out what strong digital leadership looks like for charity senior management teams and boards.

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Blog posts about digital leadershipZoe Amar

Topical insights and reflections from the Zoe Amar Digital team

What we’re celebrating on International Women’s Day

This International Women's Day I'm feeling the same feelings that I have every year. I'm here to celebrate the extraordinary women I'm lucky enough to work with on my team and across the sector. And I'm also feeling frustrated. Why? Each year International Women's Day...

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AI: what are the next steps for charity leaders?

In this interview, we chat to Alex Plumb, Head of Research at Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), an organisation bringing charities, business, and philanthropists together to simplify giving. We discuss the key findings of CAF’s research on the impact of AI in the sector, what they discovered about how people view the opportunities and risks, and what steps charity leaders need to take next.

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