Getting outside help with IT

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AbilityNet supports people of any age, living with any disability or impairment to use technology to achieve their goals at home, at work and in education. Groups can get advice about how to make their online information and activities accessible to all.

Cheeky Munkey have produced an easy to follow guide to using the internet for beginners. It is aimed at older people who have not used the internet before, and goes back to basics, explaining each little thing you need to know.

Website with up to date details of places to access the internet or learn IT skills in Brighton & Hove.

Registered charities who sign up will receive approximately £6,647 a month in advertising credit on Google AdWords to promote their causes and reach potential donors. They will gain free access to the online communication and collaboration suite Google Apps to help cut IT costs and improve communications. Charities will also have access to premium features within YouTube and Google Earth Outreach to help raise awareness of their work. A number of learning resources will also be available.

Provide community organisations with IT specialist volunteers. Organisations have to pay a fee of £85+VAT.

Jolly Pages builds websites for community organisations and small businesses. They specialise in working for people who don't have a lot of IT skills, and who are on a very low budget, but need a simple, attractive website to publicise their work and activities.

Pencil and Paws provide the following services for non-profit organisations
- web hosting and web design
- graphic design for print and web
- illustration
- copy writing / editing
Pricing is negotiable. They say "We are aiming our services at small community groups, campaign groups, small NGOs etc so we ask that people should not be put off by a price if it seems too much - we're happy to talk about how to make something work"
Basic price guides are:
- Full multi-page website (including design, illustrations, copy writing and setting up hosting): starting from £250
- Basic website (design, but no content): starting from £100
- Flyer/poster (design and illustration): £75
- Logo (illustration): £50
- Web content (writing): £20 per 1,000 words
- Editing (writing): £10 per 1,000 words

Equipment provided:
Computers, Projectors and screens

Laptops and data projectors to hire: People can hire an individual laptop or suite of Internet-ready PC laptops with projector for training. They are particularly keen to help small groups with no paid staff.
Will build a website for your organisation and provide a manual on how you can maintain and update it. Contact them for details of prices.
SCIP also run bespoke training in IT and social media. Check their website for more details.