IT in the UK Voluntary Sector: research published 15 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The research upon which the report is based is funded by the ESRC as part of its Virtual Society? programme.The full report will be available later this year and is expected to cost £20. Contact ,a href=”mailto:[email protected]”>Dr Eleanor Burt, Voluntary Sector Research Unit, Glasgow Caledonian University. Howard Lake | 17 March 1999 | News How are UK voluntary sector organisations using information and communications technology? How does your charity’s use of IT compare with others’? A new report from the Centre for the Study of Telematics and Governance at Glasgow Caledonian University attempts to quantify charities’ take-up of IT.How are UK voluntary sector organisations using information and communications technology? How does your charity’s use of IT compare with others’? A new report from the Centre for the Study of Telematics and Governance at Glasgow Caledonian University attempts to quantify charities’ take-up of IT.“Re-shaping the Voluntary Sector in the Information Age”, by Dr Eleanor Burt and Professor John Taylor, looked at UK voluntary organisations with annual incomes of £250,000 to over £11 million. Headline figures from the report indicate that of those organisations using computer networking applications, 53% had a Web site, and 68.9% used external e-mail. Eighty-four per cent of respondents used some form of computer networking. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.
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