- Find the answer online
- Access the ICT circuit rider community
- Get an ICT volunteer
- Source a trusted supplier of a product or service
- Attend an event
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Why not join the group and start your own discussion.
Questions and answers
The Questions and answers page is a NCVO Member only area of the website and is your place to ask questions of the rest of the community.
The Knowledgebase, provided by Lasa is a comprehensive resource of ICT information for the voluntary and community sector.
Whether you want to find out how to protect your computer from viruses, how to go about setting up a network, how to make a pod cast or how to budget for ICT in your funding proposals then the Knowledgebase has the answers.
A circuit rider is a mobile worker who provides ICT support and development to a caseload of small VCOs and who works in collaboration with other circuit riders. The ciruit rider movement is continuing to grow in the UK and offer a cost effective method of ICT support for your organisation.
If you are a circuit rider or would like to find out more about the community visit www.ukriders.info.
iT4Communities match ICT professionals who want to volunteer their time to VCOs in need of help. If you want help to put together an ICT strategy or to make your website more accessible then contact iT4Communities to see how a volunteer could help www.it4communities.org.uk.
NCVO Preferred Suppliers
There are a number of organisations that provide discounts or preferrential services for NCVO members and the wider voluntary and community sector. They could help you save anything up to 80% on software and hardware.
NCVO has negotiated a range of discounts and preferential arrangements on a wide range of key products and services. We use the bulk purchasing power of our members and our relationshipwith the business sector to drive down the costs of products and services and ensure that these are high quality and tailored to the needs of voluntary and community organisations.
Visit NCVO's IT discount services directory to find out how you can save money.
Charity Technology Trust (CTT)
CTT runs the Charity Technology Exchange Programme, distributing donated software, from companies such as Microsoft, Sage and Symantec, to UK charities. All the most popular products are available to charities for a nominal administration fee (terms and conditions apply). Find out more at www.ctxchange.org.
The ICT Suppliers Directory, provided by Lasa, is a searchable directory of ICT suppliers providinggoods and services to the VCS in England. All suppliers have provided references from within thesector, which are rechecked annually.
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