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Building boards for a digital age
by Janet Thorne

Reach is launching a new initiative to increase the digital expertise of charity trustee boards. Working in collaboration with partners, we will be supporting boards to recruit ‘digital trustees’ and maximise their ability to lead their charities through this digital age.

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Ross McCulloch
by Reach

This blog was authored by Ross McCulloch and first appeared on LinkedIn and in Third Force News and appears here as

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Image of a mobile phone with a checklist
by Reach

This article was authored by Zoe Amar for the building boards for a digital age campaign.  1. Horizon scanning Trustees should

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Building boards for a digital age
by Reach

The strategic role of digital and how to identify digital skills gaps on the board This article was authored by Zoe

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Dominc Tinley with chair of trustees Andrew Dent
by Reach

This success story is part of the building boards for a digital age campaign. Embarking on a digital project can

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five ways to imrpove your career with trusteeship
by Luke Strachan

In recent years there has been a lot of research on the benefits of volunteering, both on a personal and

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by Lucia das Neves

Building boards for a digital age is Reach Volunteering campaign.

You can register for regular updates from us and about our digital trustees campaign in particular by completing the information at the top right of this page.

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Institute of Fundraising logo
by Lucia das Neves

Never has there been a more important moment for fundraisers to consider becoming a trustee. The Institute of Fundraising’s own recent research has highlighted the vital need for fundraising expertise on Boards.

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Using a computer
by Reach

Here are some reflections from a couple of skilled volunteers working at Reach, featured last month on the Guardian Witness Volunteers Week webpage…

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annual review 2016 image
by Lucia das Neves

In 2015 we transformed Reach to a self-service and peer-to-peer operation. Read more about our achievements and our plans in our annual review 2015/16.

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