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What is a Tech for Good Project?

Published on
May 27, 2020
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Joe Roberson

It can be unclear what a Tech for Good project actually is. Because not only charities run them. Public and private sectors do too. With last week's launch of the Tech for Good fund's new Explore programme we try to define it in a charity context.

Questions to ask about cyber-security

Published on
May 20, 2020
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Cub Llewelyn-Davies

We look at some of the guidance available to help tackle cyber-security issues.

How digital is helping Mind support their network of mental health charities

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May 20, 2020
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Lucy Bushby

Reason Digital and Superhighways, two organisations who support charities to harness the power of technology, recently joined forces as Collaborators of Catalyst. The goal of this collaboration was to support national mental health charity, Mind, with a hefty organisational challenge, using digital to do so. Lucy Bushby, the Project Lead from Reason Digital, explains the approach, the outcomes and how two weeks of questions, ideas and speedy testing changed the way Mind is working locally and nationally.

Service recipes: your weekly inspiration on how other charities deliver services

Published on
May 7, 2020
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Alessandra Canella

This week we have five new recipes, contributed by a range of charities, some who have had a strong digital focus for years and others who are just starting out.

What is lockdown really going to cost charities?

Published on
May 6, 2020
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David Ainsworth

Initial estimates were that lockdown would cost the sector £3.7bn - but is that really right? We look at the data in more detail.

COVID-19: One in three charities has cancelled services due to lack of digital skills or tech

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April 30, 2020
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Zoe Amar

Our survey of charity digital skills has been updated to include information on how COVID-19 has affected the sector. One early finding is that one in three lack the skills or tech to cope.