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.

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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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Digital leadership webinar

View our webinar on the 7 lessons of digital leadership with Charity Digital Trust.

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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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The Charity Digital Toolkit: Success stories

Learn more about the key traits of charity digital leaders in these case studies.

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Blog posts about digital leadershipZoe Amar

Topical insights and reflections from the Zoe Amar Digital team

Why DKMS’ online fundraising gala achieved huge success

In our final interview of 2020, we spoke to a charity leader from the US doing brilliant work with digital during COVID-19. Heather Lynn, Director of Global Special Events at DKMS, tells us about how their online fundraising gala, held jointly with the UK arm of their charity, raised $3.5 million.

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What we’re reading this Christmas

This Christmas will be very different to the one we all hoped for, so we're going to find solace in a good book. Here are our favourite reads from a tough year. Bobi Robson, digital consultant, recommends the following: "This year I have seen so many examples of...

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