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VANEL champions the effective use of technology across the voluntary and community sector.  We provide a range of initiatives to support groups make use of technology.

“We help people to use technology to help organisations help themselves in order to help communities better”

Get in touch to discuss how VANEL’s Community Technology Services can help you.

Digital by Default

Helping you to understand the impact of technology and the internet on your organisation.

– look out for occasional briefings and workshops
keep an eye on our VANEL Digital Tech blog
contact us for a discussion
– new “Technology for Trustees” training course

Social Media

Social Media is here to stay.  We can advise you on making the most of it.

keep an eye on the VANEL Digital blog
– or contact us to discuss


Helping you to build new websites or maintain or develop existing sites.

Our main support is via WebClub.
More information about WebClub here
follow the WebClub blog
check dates for upcoming WebClub sessions

– Look out for “Cooking up a website”, our beginners guide to web development
– Our training in website development

the Internet

What is “the Cloud”?  What does it mean for you?  Are you making the most of online resources and tools?

follow the VANEL Digital blog
– watch out for briefings and other support


Advice on communicating better through technology.


Using the right tools for the job.
Advice on the tt-exchange discounted software scheme for charities.

Hardware and Equipment

We can help with
– Advice and guidance and surveys
– Commissioning and installation support
– Maintenance support
Computer re-homing
– Equipment loan service
contact us to discuss your needs

Office Efficiency

Run a better organisation through technology – we can advise.

follow the blog or
contact us