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Experiments in open and fair contracting across Catalyst 2020-21

A story about procurement and contracting, and supporting a community of digital agencies able to respond to charities’ digital needs.
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Notion - Digital Fund Handbook

Take a look at our Notion platform, containing a wealth of assets from the Catalyst and The National Lottery Community Fund COVID-19 Digital Response - including blogs, videos, illustrations, reports, playbacks, event recordings, toolkits - and lots more!
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Digital grantmaking: an introduction to flexible funding

Sensing and responding to needs. Being flexibly collaborative. Giving grantees freedom. Equitable programmes...
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Groupwork on funding programmes: tips on helping groups of charities work through early stages of a digital project

We brought together seven of the partners currently leading Definition cohorts through their digital journeys, to share tips and insights on maximising engagement and value for the charities involved.
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Flexible funding models: why we love them - and what we’ve learned (Part 1)

We share Part One of CAST's two-part series exploring the benefits of agile funding for charities doing digital.
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Flexible funding models: why we love them - and what we’ve learned (Part 2)

Part 2 of CAST's two-part series exploring the benefits of flexible funding models for charities doing digital.
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Funders: 9 ways to help charities get the most out of your digital support programmes

What CAST learned from supporting Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation's Tech for Good fund's grantees.
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What we didn’t fund and why

‍Four reasons why 50% of applications didn’t succeed in getting funding - and 11 tips to make sure your next one does.