About Digital Foundations
Digital Foundations is a new advice, training and support service launched in the Autumn of 2022 to help small, local organisations in London to choose and use the right technology and digital products to function, develop, grow and reach out to their own communities effectively.
This programme is led by small charity digital, data and technology experts Superhighways, backed by specialist organisations Voice Online Communities, Refugee Council and HEAR Equality and Human Rights Network.
We are funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.
What we aim to offer
Grassroots community organisations and hyper-local small or micro charities often struggle to choose and implement a stable, appropriate, fit for purpose and sustainable tech infrastructure for their organisation.
It can also be tough to choose the right free and affordable digital tools to reach and engage with their communities. Many small groups are considering setting up a website, but with a plethora of platforms they don’t know where to begin or what might be good value.
Over the course of our five-year programme we aim to provide training, support and resources about tools, systems and processes and their associated costs on topics such as:
- Document sharing and storage
- Communicating with members e.g. newsletters
- Data management including handover at end of project or staff leaving
- Online safeguarding
- Registering website domains
- Setting up email accounts
- Website options