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The IoF Technology Special Interest Group is for anyone working in or with charities who has an interest in fundraising and technology.

For us, technology includes (but is not limited to) websites, databases, CRM software, emails, social media and even the humble spreadsheet. This often means we discuss topics such as Gift Aid, data protection, list swapping, data hygiene, social media trends, web development, accessibility and user experience.


There's no entry exam – you don’t have to prove your l33t coding skills or execute database queries while blindfolded. All you need is an interest in how technology is used in the not-for-profit sector.

Our members are typically fundraisers, administrators, webmasters, web editors, database people and IT support staff at charities, as well as a few consultants and commercial suppliers. 

For further information on the groups and to view presentations from recent events please follow this link:


If you are thinking about digital in your organisation there is still time to join the IoF Tech Group at T3T Plus on 16th Feb and get the inside view from our guest speaker Zoe Amar

Recognised leader in digital for the voluntary sector, Zoe will be sharing her expertise with you at our next T3T event on 16th Feb.

Zoe is founder of Zoe Amar Communications, whose clients include Breast Cancer Care and The School for Social Entrepreneurs. She is co-author of the Charity Commission’s digital guidance for trustees, ‘Making Digital Work' and amongst other roles writes for The Guardian on voluntary sector digital issues. For this meeting she will focus particularly on digital for smaller and emerging charities and how to make it work for your organisation. After her talk, there’ll be plenty of opportunity to ask her your specific questions and network with peers – even better your first drink is on us!
So come along and find out

  • What is a digital leader?
  • How does digital fit into marketing, fundraising and comms?
  • What do you need to consider when developing a digital strategy? 
  • What does it take to lead digital change?
  • What does digital mean for you as leaders or aspiring leaders?
  • What are the key digital trends for the charity sector? 

When: February 16th, 2017 6:00 PM   to   9:00 PM
Where: The Clachan Pub (Upstairs), 34 Kingly Street, London, W1B 5QH
Register here:
And don’t forget that on the night you can join the IoF as an Individual Member at a reduced rate. See details on the registration page


Thanks to all those who submitted speaker proposals for our 2017 conference. We will be in contact with you all after our meeting on 8th Feb.

Save the date for the conference on 12th May 2017 at America Square Conference Centre.

Keep up to date with all our 2017 events via the IoF Tech website for a full timetable of events and registration details.

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