Digital and technology

Trusted suppliers

Our trusted suppliers are experts who can save your organisation time and money

  • Financial management
  • Employing and managing staff
  • Digital and technology

IT and data protection

These suppliers can help improve your IT, digital and data systems and processes

  • Digital and technology

Hope & May

A cost-effective, independent alternative to an in-house GDPR Data Protection Officer (DPO)

  • Digital and technology

Phoenix Software

The UK's largest supplier of IT solutions and managed services for charities and voluntary organisations

  • Digital and technology

New survey shows 81% of charities changed how they use digital technology during the pandemic

The latest research from the Covid-19 Voluntary Sector Impact Barometer reveals big changes in how charities and voluntary sector organisations are using digital technology to work and deliver services due to the pandemic.

  • Coronavirus
  • Digital and technology

Time Well Spent: A national survey on the volunteer experience

Our survey of more than 10,000 people provides the most detailed analysis of volunteering for a decade

  • Involving volunteers
  • Digital and technology

New social media guidance: Key things you need to know

Policy and public affairs manager, Chris Walker, explains what the Charity Commission’s updated social media guidance means for charities

  • Digital and technology

Practical support bulletin: January 2024

Resources, events, support and information on the big issues affecting small charities

  • Cost of living
  • Digital and technology
  • Involving volunteers

Practical support bulletin: May 2024

Resources, events and information on the big issues affecting small charities

  • Digital and technology
  • Business planning and strategy
  • Funding and income

How AI can help small charities

AI has the potential to save your small charity both time and money

  • Digital and technology

New survey shows 81% of charities changed how they use digital technology during the pandemic

The latest research from the Covid-19 Voluntary Sector Impact Barometer reveals big changes in how charities and voluntary sector organisations are using digital technology to work and deliver services due to the pandemic.

  • Coronavirus
  • Digital and technology

Time Well Spent: A national survey on the volunteer experience

Our survey of more than 10,000 people provides the most detailed analysis of volunteering for a decade

  • Involving volunteers
  • Digital and technology

New social media guidance: Key things you need to know

Policy and public affairs manager, Chris Walker, explains what the Charity Commission’s updated social media guidance means for charities

  • Digital and technology

Practical support bulletin: January 2024

Resources, events, support and information on the big issues affecting small charities

  • Cost of living
  • Digital and technology
  • Involving volunteers

Practical support bulletin: May 2024

Resources, events and information on the big issues affecting small charities

  • Digital and technology
  • Business planning and strategy
  • Funding and income

How AI can help small charities

AI has the potential to save your small charity both time and money

  • Digital and technology

AI and small charities: Be part of our collective learning journey

NCVO and Microsoft UK share findings from our recent artificial intelligence (AI) event – along with opportunities for ongoing learning

  • Collaboration
  • Digital and technology

What digital skills do charities need?

This page covers the range of digital skills, when they are useful, and how to check for basic and essential skills.

  • Digital and technology

Understanding the digital skills you have

Use this page to understand which digital skills your organisation needs to work on first. And how to find out about digital skills among staff, volunteers and other colleagues.

  • Digital and technology

Closing your charity’s digital skills gap

There are plenty of resources out there to help grow digital skills, whatever your budget.

  • Digital and technology

10 tips for running a digital skills programme

Use these 10 tips to make running a digital skills programme feel manageable. It will help you create a programme that’s engaging and inclusive.

  • Digital and technology

Tackling barriers to digital change for staff and volunteers

Help your organisation's staff and volunteers to engage with digital change

  • Digital and technology

How to carry out a digital skills survey

Run a survey to measure your charity, organisation or community group's level of digital skill

  • Digital and technology

Finding software discounts safely

Find out about charity software discounts to help your organisation use technology

  • Digital and technology

Finding comparisons of software and digital tools

Find some comparisons of software and digital tools used by charities, organisations or community groups

  • Digital and technology

Comparing DIY website-building tools

There are lots of online website builders. Use this comparison page to find the best one for your organisation. You won’t need to learn coding or language programming.

  • Digital and technology

Choosing a content management system or website framework

Developers will make decisions as they build your new website or digital project. Use this page to help you understand those decisions.

  • Digital and technology

Advanced data protection (2 x 0.5 days)

This advanced course is specifically for data protection leads in charitable organisations. It will prepare your organisation for new laws and obligations.

Data protection essentials (2 x 0.5 days)

This course will take you through the essentials of lawful data processing for charities and help improve your compliance with the law