Digital Charities


As the digital world increasingly shapes how we work, we will bring you some of the latest news that will affect our sector



Our top 13 digital tools for charities

Going digital’ doesn’t mean just using digital tools, is it much more about the culture of an organisation. That being said, digital tools can open up significant areas to explore, save you time and ultimately allow charities to do more good. There are thousands of digital tools out there that can help charities, but which ones should you use? We’ve put together a list of 13 tools that might be worth exploring for charities. What’s more, if you are a registered charity, they are all free!

Take a look at our guide, written for the Media Trust and available on its website now.

Infographic: Cyber Security in 2019

With a new year of cyber threats ahead of us, what are the cyber security trends and activities most likely to affect your organisation? Read more

'Third era of IT' brings the need for speed and scale

Nike Pike, Vice President of Europe at OutSystems discusses in this new digital age how experts are looking to accommodate speed and scale in digital transformation. Read more

Cyber security is about much more than technology

Every year, Canon hosts a Parliamentary Reception where it discusses the hot-button issues in public sector tech. One of the main talking points this year was security challenges in the sector – a topic GovTech Leaders picked up with Professor Lizzie Coles Kemp, Deputy Director of the Research Institute in Science of Cyber Security. Read more

Four charity cyber security trends for 2019

Online fraud such as phishing will continue to be a huge risk for charities in 2019 - fortunately the NCSC is also stepping up its game supporting the sector with educational resources.

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Online winter campaign to help vulnerable people

The annual winter campaign by Heart of England Community Foundation is targeting businesses and the public to help raise money to support those affected by issues such as food poverty.

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NSPCC launches Amazon Alexa donation tool

The NSPCC is among a growing number of charities to use voice recognition devices to accept donations.

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Why the charity sector needs digital skills: infographic

62% of charities are taking active steps to improve their digital culture - we take a look at the state of digital skills in the charity sector in 2018, and why charities are now making it a priority.

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