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Internship Opportunity: Communication, Content and Marketing Intern, Summer 2024

April 23 2024

Opportunity: Communication, Content And Marketing Intern

An exciting internship opportunity open to University of Glasgow students. Read on for more details
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Mar 5 2024

Seven Ways AI Can Streamline Your Video Production Process

With so many tools cropping up at once, how can the third sector keep up? Darryl Corner is the Video and Audio Lead at Third Sector Lab, and he's pulled together a list of AI tools which can make video content easier than ever! So, what can AI really do?
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Oct 4 2023

Partnering with United Voices Network to Promote Anti-Racist Youth Work

Third Sector Lab Director, Ross McCulloch, is handing over his twitter account to United Voices Network this Black History Month.
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Sep 29 2023

Celebrating Success: Content Design in the Children’s Sector

September's Roundtable event on content design for children was co-hosted by CELCIS and Our Hearings, Our Voices. Read to hear about their innovative work with children and young people.

Sep 13 2023

Websites Explained: How to Build a House 

Confused about how website design, development and hosting work? And where does your content fit in? We’ve put together a short guide to help explain how it works. 
How are Charities Using Social Media in 2023?

Aug 11 2023

How are Charities Using Social Media in 2023?

Third Sector Lab has compiled a list of some of our favourite ways charities are using social media this year. This includes specific campaigns, and more general online presence and activity. Get inspired with our round-up of great content in 2023 so far.
What is a Digital Trustee? A Guide for social enterprises, community interest companies and housing associations

Jul 31 2023

Digital Trustees: A Guide for Third Sector Organisations

Third sector organisations can be structured in all sorts of different ways. Most charities are led by a board of volunteers called trustees, who steer the organisation in the right direction. This may also be referred to as a board of directors. Community Interest Companies (CICs), housing associations and social enterprises have all approached us…
West of Scotland Housing Association: 97% of tenants felt we are good at keeping them informed about services and performances

Jul 18 2023

Scottish Social Housing Charter: Bring Reports to Life with Animation

By using video, Housing Associations can improve communication, enhance tenant experiences, streamline processes, and promote community engagement. Read more about partnering with Third Sector Lab
Charity Digital Skills Report is written in black on a green background. Below, it says download now. There is also a list of sponsors, including Catalyst, Zoe Amar Digital and Think Social Tech.

Jul 12 2023

Charity Digital Skills Report 2023: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Charity Digital Skills Report 2023 went live this morning. Since its inception in 2017, this annual report has become a barometer of digital needs and trends in the third sector. We’ve put together a condensed list of 5 themes from this year’s report.  Digital Strategy The report states that 78% charities cite digital as…
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Jul 5 2023

Open Working Programme with Power to Change

Third Sector Lab is working with Power to Change to help grantees from their Discoveries fund to access a new and transparent way of working.