Social Media for Charities #1: Introduction and Examples
The rise of online social media in the past few years has been phenomenal, and now infiltrates many parts of our lives. Read more
Tech-Enabled Giving – what will your ‘Milkshake Moment’ be?
Here at Spring Giving we’ve been challenged and intrigued in equal measure as we’ve been scanning the landscape for tech-enabled giving trends these past few weeks and months. Read more
First steps: where to start with technology-enabled giving?
What challenges face anyone looking to introduce technology-enabled giving (TEG) into their organisation? Read more
Volunteering goes high tech
With the news that charitable giving and volunteering are in decline – at a time when charities and individuals need more support than ever – it’s clear that new thinking is needed. In this guest blog for Spring, Ami Bloomer, MD of Give What You Are Good At, outlines how they are developing tech strategies to bring innovation to the volunteering space …. Read more
Barcamps and business cases – digital giving needs a catalyst
Join Spring at Responsible Business 2012
Here at the Big Society Network we are looking forward to Responsible Business 2012 on 14-15 March, where 150 charities and voluntary organisations will be exhibiting alongside global business leaders. We hope you are looking forward to it too – please do come and visit us on Stand110. Entry to the Exhibition is free and we would be delighted to see you:http://www.registrationline.org.uk/cmp/event384/reg.asp
Giving Can Be Fun!
Written by Daniel Isebor
I’m a Project Assistant on the Spring Giving programme, and it’s been really interesting to be at the heart of a programme with such an inspiring and wide-ranging brief.
This has prompted me to have conversations with friends and family about giving and philanthropy, and I’ve come to notice that many see the act of giving to charity or doing something good as something of a chore.