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To make it even easier for you to find useful digital tools on Community How To, we have introduced a new subcategory menu that allows you to search by what you want to achieve.   

Becoming a free member of Community How To will allow you to find and share fantastic digital tools that can help you do even more in your community. Once you’re logged in to your account you can add and rate digital tools,  post comments or discussions, share your digital success stories and gain access to even more great free resources to help you on your digital journey.

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning an iPad to support your community is to be registered as a Community How To member by midnight on Friday 14 March 2014.  

With limited character allowances on some social media platforms and the recommended 250- 300 word blog posts, there’s so much more pressure nowadays to make sure we send out short, snappy and effective marketing messages.


The Social Media Exchange takes place on Monday 27th January  2014 and celebrates the power of digital storytelling and the impact it has to change the world around us. Reason Digital are delighted to be partnering with award-winning digital media trainers sounddelivery in this exciting training day for the charity sector. 


This week's top five tools come from Philippa Bonham, a Business Development Consultant who works with a variety of third sector organisations.  She helps them develop their income generating opportunities through sourcing funding and contracts to develop community based projects.


This week we are hearing how Karl Wilding, the Head of Policy and Research at NCVO is using digital tools. Karl leads a team of voluntary sector public policy analysts. He also managers NCVO's 'futures' work, which tries to understand how the voluntary sector is changing over the next decade. Sign up to receive the Top 5 digital tools in your inbox! 

Lauren Sweeney, Business Development Intern, Tinder Foundation

Lauren Sweeney, Business Development Intern at Tinder Foundation has been conducting lots of research around raising funds online. Here she is sharing some great tools to help you improve your fundraising online.  Sign up to receive the Top 5 digital tools in your inbox!

Jo McQuade is the Community & Marketing Manager at Tinder Foundation, works with communities across the UK to help them find and make good use of free digital tools,  to help them do more of what they do best in their communities. This week Jo is going to share 5 top tools you can use to either recruit new volunteers or manage your existing volunteers.