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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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

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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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...

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