Almost half of all charities in the of UK lack basic digital skills, according to Lloyd’s Bank UK Digital Business Index 2016, with organisations in the third sector ranking above small businesses in their need for better digital learning opportunities and access to technology. There is so much opportunity for charities and social enterprises to deliver more, drive greater impact and be able to be smarter with the work they do just through tech- with some of these being achieved through free tools which are readily available.
We are going out to the Peak District for this Cafe to hear from the Anglers Rest in Bamford about how they took a pub and turned it into a community resource.
Come and join us as we talk tech with Rachel from Arkom and Andrew from Resolve IT
Almost half of all charities in the of UK lack basic digital skills, according to Lloyd’s Bank UK Digital Business Index 2016, with organisations in the third sector ranking above small businesses in their need for better digital learning opportunities and access to technology.
This event is all about helping charities, offering support to help charities understand the positive impact technology can have on their charitable missions.”
For our first café of 2017 we'll be taking a look at how to create a great website for your organisation, but there's a twist... Katy Carlisle from The Wheel Exists will be creating a website from start to finish, live during the café.
Our discussion topic for July’s Third Sector Café is what charities can learn from businesses about how to profit from sales. If you are working in the not for profit sector, and looking for ways your organisation can increase income from selling goods or services, this café is for you! Book a ticket to join our discussion.
Our afternoon session is going to be looking at the serious topic of tender writing. This session is a must for you if you would like some friendly, pragmatic help in structuring your approach to bid writing. Registered participants will be given the opportunity to submit some specimen answers if they’d like individual feedback on how to improve their scores.
In celebration of National Co-operative Fortnight we are holding June’s TSC at the lovely home of Sheffield’s enterprising trading co-operative, Re-gather. Regather is one of many inspiring examples of Co-ops in Sheffield and it runs many ventures from its base at the re-furbished Regather Works in central Sheffield including veg boxes, event hire and a brewery.
Has your organisation faced the need to make some changes in order to continue to be sustainable? Our March Third Sector Café will be looking at a case study about an organisation that knew it needed to change. It will look at how it went about deciding what changes to make, and how they went on to make them.
In February's Café, Tom Jolly from Jolly IT will be sharing some tips on how you can reduce your IT costs and streamline your systems, and Nicola Mayer from YooMee will be talking about their new Meetup group, Sheffield Tech for Good, which aims to bring people from Sheffield's tech scene together with the third sector to create positive change.
Guy Weston from SOAR will be joining us to talk about the work that they have done on mapping outcomes and making their client journey more transparent and accessible for the outside world.