Here you can find information about additional support you may be able to access from other organisations.
The Charity IT Association (CITA)
CITA provides three FREE services to help charities be more effective through their use of technology.
1.Tech Surgery – Independent advice on effective IT
Don’t know where to start on IT issues? Want to discuss your IT set up with an independent expert? CITA’s FREE 2 hour Tech Surgery is designed to help you understand how IT can help support your charity and what options might be available.
2. IT Consultancy - Helping you through your IT project
Do you need help to define and scope an IT related project? If you have identified a requirement for a specific IT project CITA’s FREE service can match you with an independent volunteer who can help you define and scope your project.
3. IT Project Delivery – The right skills for your IT project
Do you need some hands-on help to implement an IT related project? CITA’s FREE IT Project Delivery service helps charities find the right technical skills for an IT project.
Reach Volunteering is the leading skills-based volunteering charity in the UK. They are also the single biggest source of trustees for the voluntary sector. Reach matches charities with a whole range of skills for short-term projects, long term support and trusteeship. Their free online platform provides a simple way that charities and volunteers can find the perfect match.
If you are looking for particular volunteer skills to support your charity, or indeed need to recruit new trustees, register with Reach at www.reachskills.org.uk
A wide range of professional, managerial and business skills are freely available including finance, IT, HR, marketing, fundraising, strategic planning and operational management.