Small charities often struggle with defining and implementing IT solutions which effectively support their operations. Typically this is because they find it difficult to access professional IT advice which would help identify the most cost effective solution to meet their needs.
If this sounds like your charity then then the Charity IT Association (CITA) can help with a “Tech Surgery” This consists of a 2 hour meeting (usually by phone) with an experienced IT professional to discuss your specific IT requirements and to outline a plan for any improvements to the current IT infrastructure that may be required.
Since its launch CITA has provided a free Tech Surgery to 41 charities, of these almost 80% plan to make changes to their organisation’s IT in the next 6 months as a result of advice received during the Tech Surgery.
“CITA Tech Surgery is a great service for charities looking for expert advice without the expert price tag. The advice was very useful and delivered in a friendly uncomplicated way.”
“The Tech Surgery was brilliant. In the first call we discussed four separate technical needs our small but growing organisation is facing, and in the second call we were presented with a number of solutions for each one. We’re now well on our way to having solutions for all four, much more quickly than we could have on our own, and with the knowledge that the vendors and providers we’re approaching are reputable and effective. Thanks so much!”
To sign up for a free review of your IT requirements then please visit our website to apply for help – https://www.charityitassociation.org.uk/.
The founder members of CITA are:
Reach Volunteering www.reachskills.org.uk
Technology Trust www.technology-trust.org
The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists www.wcit.org.uk
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