'Technology can offer charities more than just online donations'
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'Technology can offer charities more than just online donations'

10 Apr 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

Charities are focusing too much on using digital tools for fundraising instead of how technology can be used to improve services for stakeholders, a digital expert has warned.

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NCVO members benefit from discounted Apple products

NCVO has selected Academia as a preferred supplier of Apple hardware and software, which will offer discounted products to all member organisations.

Cafod reduces disaster recovery time to "minutes"

Cafod has chosen a solution from Plan B Disaster Recovery to improve data recovery times in its new offices in south London.

Blackbaud launches new CRM system

Blackbaud has launched The Raiser’s Edge(i), a hosted solution which adds a range of online communications technologies to its flagship CRM system.

Skillshare International development worker Caragh Filose training an occupational therapy student in Tanzania. Copyright Emma Judge

Skillshare International has adopted IBM-based collaboration technology to speed up its wide area network and tackle bottlenecks resulting from different network speeds and capacities around the world.

NGOs need to look more closely at expense claims from their staff, in particular from UK staff based overseas as expatriates, and from staff who travel from the UK to field offices and projects overseas.

» VSO to slash overheads by a third

Polly Gowers

Everyclick has launched software which will automatically donate money to charity when online shoppers buy a product, without the buyer having to pay any more themselves.

Hurd to protest to Apple over charity app ban

Minister for civil society Nick Hurd is to write to Apple to urge the software giant to lift its restrictions on apps containing charity donation functionality.

Elderly person's prison cell - Image courtesy of Edmund Clark

The Prison Reform Trust has used images from documentatry photographer Edmund Clark for the design of its new website in a bid to illustrate the realities of life in prison.

Francis Maude

The government is pinning its hopes on technology being the catalyst to prompt more giving of both time and money, in its Giving Green Paper published last week.

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