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Embracing Digital category

This category is for a board that has championed digital to help the charity meets its strategic objectives and deliver more for beneficiaries. We are looking for a charity which has embraced the opportunities that digital offers, and harnessed them to innovate or improve its activities. This isn’t just about using digital communications and social media more effectively: we are looking for examples of charities that are using digital across any part of the organisation’s work – service delivery, fundraising, marketing and communications, operations or governance to improve its effectiveness, efficiency and potentially drive culture change. The focus of the entry could be a new project, or it could be outlining how digital is used by the charity more generally, however, you need to illustrate the role and impact the board had.

The entry must focus on the work of the main board, but if any sub-committees or other governance groups outside the main board made a contribution, you are welcome to tell us about that in your response.

Inspiration for your entry

Click here for advice from the 2018 judges.

Hear from past award winners: Bliss and Asthma UK

Hear from the other past winners and shortlisted charities talking about governance in their organisation and what it meant for them to win.

Asthma UK Charity Governance Award 2017

““Trustees are really the unsung volunteers and to see some of the work that they do be recognised is fantastic.””

Asthma UK

Winners of the Embracing Digital category, Charity Governance Awards 2017

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