Directories of information & guidance

Charity Catalogue

A curated set of online tools, services and resources for UK charities.

A great place to start if you want to find out about all the digital tools and services out there!

Charity Digital

Charity Digital is a charity which aims to to help other charities accelerate their missions using digital technology. They publish articles and webinars on using digital technology, and offer discounted software for charities.

NCVO digital resources

Useful links and resources from England's National Council for Voluntary Organisations. Includes a 'Digital maturity matrix' - a free tool which can help your organisation track how well your digital technologies are currently performing.

Charity Digital Code of Practice

The Charity Digital Code of Practice is an overview of the key areas that charities need to be aware of in digital, and can be used to benchmark their progress.

Courses and training

Want to learn about getting the most out of digital technology, or looking to learn how to use a particular piece of software? Here are some good places to start!

PAVO Training

Courses and webinars from PAVO

Make It Click

A directory of online learning resources compiled by the Good Things Foundation

Online meetings and collaboration

Communications and social media

Digital tools and resources to help you communicate with everyone you need to reach

The Charity Social Media Toolkit

For those who want to move beyond the basics of social media and think about how to make it work more effectively for your organisation.


Canva is an easy to use graphic design tool which can help you to quickly produce posters and other visual documents for social media, your website, or print. Non-profit organisations can benefit from a free 'Pro' account which gives access to more features. Click here for details of Canva's non-profit offer.

The Canva website also has tutorials to help you get started with graphic design skills.

More tools for creating graphics and editing photos

This article from the Charity Digital website reviews some of the free and paid for graphic design tools and editing software available to charities.

The Media Trust

The Media Trust is a charity which aims to amplify other charities' voices by developing their communication and digital skills to help them connect better with their audiences. Their Resource Hub includes articles, how-tos and webinars on many aspects of digital communications.

Where to find free diverse and inclusive stock images

It's always preferable to use actual photos of your organisation's work in your communications. Sometimes we don't have a relevant image to hand though and a good, royalty-free stock image can help to get the message across.

This article from the Media Trust details sources of diverse and inclusive stock images online.

Digital fundraising


Localgiving is an online fundraising platform for charities and non-profit groups. Their 'Crowdfund Wales' programme offers support for organisations in Wales to develop their online fundraising skills.

View a presentation from Localgiving given at PAVO's 2020 online conference.

Crowdfund Wales details 

Online safety

Online safety basics

The Learn My Way website has an introductory course which you can work through yourself, or use to teach someone else about online safety. You can also download their 'Stay safe online - Top tips' sheet.

Internet Matters

Internet Matters is a a not-for-profit organisation offering advice and support about how to keep children safe online.


Advice from the NSPCC on online safety and using social media safely with children and young people.


DigiSafe is a step-by-step digital safeguarding guide for charities designing new services or taking existing ones online. It aims to help organisations to assess risk using an iterative approach, to recognise safeguarding issues when delivering online and to apply a ‘design-first’ approach to new services.

Digital inclusion and accessibility

Learn My Way

Learn My Way is a website of free online courses for beginners, including advice on how to help someone else with their digital skills.

Digital Communities Wales

Digital Communities Wales offers a range of training and resources for organisations, to help them to enable their service users to use technology.

Ability Net

Ability Net is a charity providing resources, advice and training on digital accessibility.

Get in touch

Contact us with any queries you have regarding your organisation's digital skills or services
01597 822191

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