Digital Charities is a group of people working together to share web knowledge and help each other deliver compelling web campaigns and content for our supporters. New members and ideas for sessions are always welcome.
Below are notes of past meetings and advanced warning of future ones.
October’s session is about rebuilding websites: how to do it without insanity or violence; how not to do it; even how to avoid having to do it at all. Gemma will be sharing her experiences of creating the great new Centrepoint site, project manager Holly Smith will...read more
Video – the state of the world of video, it’s applications to charity communications, budget implications and some best practice and great examples from Richard Roaf at Alter-Eco. Please bring your own examples too. If you’re not already on DC’s Slack group, then...read more
Tightening the Slack – how to optimise Slack for your charity: top tips and experience from our esteemed chair Julius, plus what’s worked for you at your charities… If you’re not already on DC’s Slack group, then now’s a...read more
Long-form content: what are the options for tools and techniques, what works, what doesn’t… Julia and Ed from Homemade Digital are coming, to talk about how they made Aftershock for DEC. Sophie and Anya from Soapbox will also be there. They recently wrote a...read more
June’s meeting is about digital skills and tools – the thing we ALL know we need more of. We’ll be taking a good old look at: • Deciding on what digital skills are key to reach general charity objectives – it could be nice to know we’re all on a...read more
27 April, Westminster, 18:00-19:30 May’s Digital Charities meeting will break with tradition and logic by actually being in April. Stella Creasy MP is hosting us in parliament and will talk about how email-your-MP is a broken model that needs changing. Please...read more
After a break from our usual meetings (apart from a little planning sesh – thanks to those who joined us for that), we’re back! April is all about campaigning. In our first campaigning meeting, we’re fortunate to have Brie from Change.org lined up....read more
We kicked off 2016 in style with a great presentation from Caz Yetman from BrightCultures, who told us that social media is boring and went on to explain why, using social object theory, Norwegian and a Christmas bus. I was going to write up my notes, but Caz has...read more
It’s a festive DC in December, so let’s not get too serious. At this month’s meeting, we thought it would be a great idea to get some things off your chest and have a right old laugh about them, so we’re having a fun session about your best...read more
We’ll be talking digital transformation and governance at our November meeting. It’ll focus on team structures, culture change, digital across your organisation and how to encourage your colleagues to get digital. It’s about principles rather than...read more