Online services are amazing but they can't provide all the things face-to-face services do. We're losing some of the empathy that comes from the flow of human connection - what we call relational wellbeing.
When COVID-19 struck, BaNES 3SG reacted fast, with a community hub that has provided services to thousands. We look at how it did it.
Introducing Assemble, a new step-by-step process to take the pain out of choosing third party tools and software. For charities and social enterprises who want to make good tech decisions, in the right way.
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.
Here’s a quick take on the most relevant and useful content and events produced by our network and beyond over the last six days. Hat tip to SCVO in Scotland for helping make sure we don’t go short during this Bank Holiday week!
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.
A quick take on the most useful content produced by the Catalyst network and beyond over the last seven days.
Charities are adapting to the COVID-19 reality - including in Penzance in west Cornwall, where local food charity GROWing Links has faced a surge in demand for its Street Food Project service, which provides food to vulnerable people in the community.
An early version of our service recipes platform is now live. The platform collects practical examples of services charities have delivered digitally, which other charities can reuse and learn from. A collaboration of Catalyst with FutureGov, Snook and CAST
How one charity shifted more services online while experiencing a surge in demand and a drop in income.
Why releasing things early, but making it clear to users about what phase a service is in, allows you to get products out quicker and makes them better through use and feedback.
We look at how to make sure you're properly examining all of the risks with online services.
Digital safeguarding and security can be confusing. This is a charity guide to making it easier.
We look at how moving training services online can be made to work for your charity.