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  1. 1. How to fight the credit crunch or do more with less Where to find good community IT advice and resources Miles Maier Lasa London ICT Champion
  2. 2. <ul><li>To help local infrastructure support organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Voice, representation, advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Signposting sources of help </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic support </li></ul><ul><li>www.ictchampions.org.uk </li></ul>Regional ICT Champions
  3. 3. #1. Lasa Knowledgebase www.ictknowledgebase.org.uk
  4. 4. #1. Lasa Knowledgebase www.ictknowledgebase.org.uk <ul><li>ICT Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Health-checks, risk analysis, strategy, policy, budgeting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accessibility & Inclusion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access for all </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Internet & Email </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting connected … </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting up & managing … </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Your website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategy, Development … </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning, Implementing … </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Antivirus, Backup … </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choosing & buying applications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hardware </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choosing & buying equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Using your computer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Issues for staff </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. #2. Lasa Suppliers Directory www.suppliersdirectory.org.uk
  6. 6. #3. Publications/Research <ul><li>Lasa publications – www.lasa.org.uk/lasa/mailing-lists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e-bulletin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computanews </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NCVO/ICT Hub </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publications - www.icthub.org.uk/publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research - www.icthub.org.uk/research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Knowhow NonProfit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.knowhownonprofit.org </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. #4. Non-Profit Technology <ul><li>ICT help and support from Lasa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.ictknowledgebase.org.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.suppliersdirectory.org.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.lasa.org.uk/publications/ict -publications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.abilitynet.org.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Donated and discounted software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.ctxchange.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.pugh.co.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.phoenixs.co.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.nosi.net </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. #4. Non-Profit Technology <ul><li>Discussion lists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UK Riders - http:// lists.lasa.org.uk/lists/info/ukriders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charity IT forums - www.itforcharities.co.uk/emailfor.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NTEN - http:// groups.nten.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TechSoup community - www.techsoup.org/community/index.cfm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Net Tuesdays - www.meetup.com/netsquaredlondon </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-Profit Technology Planning and Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Idealware – www.idealware.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TechSoup - http:// home.techsoup.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NTEN - www.nten.org </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. #5. Funding Resources <ul><li>List of 90 ICT funders – ( www.icthub.org.uk /research ) </li></ul><ul><li>Your local CVS, library or other infrastructure org </li></ul><ul><li>NCVO Funding Central ( www.fundingcentral.org.uk ) - free to use database, resources and funding alerts </li></ul><ul><li>Fit for Funding ( www.fit4funding.org.uk ) - useful information sheets and a monthly email newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Funders Online Portal ( www.efc.be ) – free access to news and resources on European funding streams </li></ul>
  10. 10. #5. Funding Resources <ul><li>GRANT finder UK ( www.grantfinder.co.uk ) - online database of charitable, gov’t and EU funds. Free at your local CVS </li></ul><ul><li>Funderfinder ( www.funderfinder.org.uk ) - excellent fact sheets on fundraising skills. Costs £185 to access the online GIN directory or FREE at your local CVS </li></ul><ul><li>Trust Funding ( www.trustfunding.org.uk ) - for professionals. Subscribe from £225 </li></ul><ul><li>UK Fundraising ( www.fundraising.co.uk ) - aimed at professional fundraisers. Free newslette </li></ul>
  11. 11. Miles Maier London Region ICT Champion www.lasa.org.uk/ictchampion [email_address] 020 7426 4496

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