Catalyst is a growing network, united by an ambition to strengthen the digital capabilities of the voluntary sector in the UK.
3 Sided Cube
City Bridge Trust
Clear Honest Design
Dartington Service Design Lab
Founders & Coders
Go Free Range
Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Small Charities Coalition
Super Being Labs
The Developer Society
The Engine Room
The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
The National Lottery Community Fund
Think Social Tech
Third Sector Lab
We Are Open
Working with Joe
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How to become a Collaborator
1. Contribute to Catalyst
Contribute to a Catalyst
. Uphold the
along the way.
2. Share & support others
You'll be invited to share what you've done and support other Collaborators.
3. Become a Collaborator
We'll recognise your efforts and add you to the list of Collaborators above.
Enquire about becoming a Collaborator
Read Collaborator Charter
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Learn to redesign your service for digital access.
Synthesising insights and data on emerging needs of charities.
Get hands-on help with your biggest challenges.
Weekly Zoom calls
Listen in on real-life examples of how charities are tackling digital challenges. Weekly.
Connecting charity sector peers to share and learn from each other.
Get free expert advice on any digital challenge. 201 experts available.
Signposting to resources from the Catalyst network and beyond.
Frequently asked questions
What are Catalyst services?
Servicess are designed to support charities. They could be training, like
. Or they might encourage peer learning opportunities, like
Do individuals or organisations contribute to services?
Both. Some services work better for individuals, like
. Some initiatives suit teams with expert skills, like
Is this paid work or volunteering?
It’s a mix.
is volunteer-powered. Individuals and organisations joining
get paid for their time.
What is the time commitment?
It varies. Being a
volunteer requires an hour of time. Running a
might be a few days. Being part of a
might be 2 weeks or more.
Might Catalyst help me with an service I've started?
We’d love to. Just
email the Catalyst team
, outlining who the initiative is aimed at, what it does, and how it helps people.
What does "share what you've done and support other Collaborators" mean?
We're developing this at the moment - watch this space! One idea is to (virtually) meet, share and learn with other Collaborators across the network.
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