An effective IT system is a prerequisite for a successful charity merger, but it doesn’t have to be a drain on already limited budgets. Small charities often have fairly rudimentary IT provision on which they may have managed for years. A merger shines a spotlight on the flaws in the system and also generates new technological requirements for data integration and customer relationship management. With a national register of nearly 8,000 volunteer specialists with time to donate, often in between professional contracts, our IT4Communities programme has been helping voluntary and community organisations resolve their IT challenges for nearly a decade.
Posts By: Anne Stafford
One of the main issues that comes up again and again in the
world of volunteering is the need for better communication between volunteers
and those needing their services. This is typically provided by volunteer
brokerage organisations, such as ourselves here at iT4Communities, but there is a real difficulty in
linking the two groups.