Managing charities and social enterprises efficiently and effectively
Over the last couple of years charities have come under even greater scrutiny, In 2015 the story broke about a number of high profile charities pressuring vulnerable people to give, which led to a greater examination on the way charities fund raise and hold information on those who give and have given to charities. This year saw a number of charities fined for the way in which they stored and used information. At the same time, there is an increasing expectation for charities to be savvy in the way they communicate with donors and clients. There is an expectation that you will know a large amount of information and use that information wisely. This is also done under a difficult funding situation, with small charities struggling to assess and evaluate what the impact and implications of various different software packages will have on their company.
We’ve seen the right choices lead to greater income and more efficient and effective services – however there isn’t a one size fits all solution – which is why it is so important to spend time asking questions and exploring what’s available and what has and hasn’t worked for other organisations.
We asked Rachel from Arkom to talk to us about what how she looks at things
Looking at your organisation and understanding what are the current challenges and those on the horizon – as well as what are the potential opportunities that are out there – to generate more income, be more efficient and so be able to deliver more.
We also asked Resolve IT to give the three common IT problems for Charities: