Part of our ethos involves helping non-profit organisations take advantage of better digital tools to streamline their processes or engage with their target audience more effectively. We were delighted then to help the Trust make it easier for local groups to apply for grant funding and also showcase how the money was being spent.
With £100,000 a year being made available to the local community over the lifetime of the Cornwall Energy Recovery Centre, the trust administering the fund needed a robust, secure website that would allow applicants the option to apply for funding online and also demonstrate what projects had received support.
Using some nifty form generation software and our usual training package for staff on how to administer the site, we came up with a solution that has helped them distribute over £370,000 to great causes!
We set up a Facebook Page and Twitter feed for the Trust to help maximise reach of the funding opportunities provided and as with all of our projects, made sure their staff could administer the day to day content changes on the site. This helps keep running costs down and gives clients control over what content to add, tweak or edit – without incurring additional support costs.
For non-profit organisations, charities and other good causes we understand the pressure and challenges that come with covering fees for building, hosting and maintaining websites, email services and all the other design work associated with getting online.
In this case, we waived associated charges to set up the Trust with a suitable domain for free and used our graphic design skills to develop a distinctive new logo – supplying it in a full web and print package so they can use it on vehicles, literature and communications.
We also made sure the site was running with a suitable auto-renewable SSL certificate – again, free of charge.
If you run or are part of a similar organisation and would like to know more about how we work with you to keep costs down just get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or complete our online “Get Started” form.
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