Communications

CharityComms is a support organisation for anyone communicating on behalf of their organisation.  They also have a Suppliers Directory if you are looking for someone to build you a website, liase with the media, or any other aspect of communications work.

Charity Digital News offers a wide range of resources and excellent mailings, covering security, fundraising, includsion and accessibilty and much more.

Measuring Your Digital Skills - comprehensive toolkit from Breast Cancer Care and NCVO

Directory of Social Change on Marketing and Communications

The Intellectual Property Office provides clear information about what copyright is, what it applies to and related laws.

London Datastore office hours for Civil Society

The London Datastore holds 700 datasets about London. To make this information more accessible we are launching digital datastore office hours. 

Email any questions or queries about London’s data and they will respond, signpost and support you to find what you need.

The online office hours will take place on the 2nd and 4th Friday every month. Requests can be sent in at any time to civilsociety@london.gov.uk  

Data Protection

GDPR guidance from the Information Commissioners Office.  The General Data Protection Regulations came into force in May 2018.  It is vital that your organisation understands the implications of these rules; even if you are only small they will affect the way you collect, store and utilise information.  As the independent authority for data and information in the UK, the ICO is the best source of up to date guidance and information.

ICT Equipment and Software

Charity Technology Exchange is a project by the Tech Trust that allows voluntary organisations to access donated ICT equipment and software at reduced costs.

Microsoft also offers discounted licences to nonprofits directly.