Charity use of mobile apps

As Idealware says in a Facebook item “For many smaller nonprofits looking to use mobile devices for service delivery, apps tend to be out of reach”. But it can still be useful to check out what larger organisations are doing.

NonProfit Tech for Good has a new article ‘6 Clever Mobile Apps Created by Nonprofits‘. All the apps were launched in 2014 and “clearly demonstrate that nonprofits are evolving in their approach to mobile apps”. Unfortunately, only the¬†United Nations Calendar of Observances app is likely to be of interest outside North America.

Your editor got his first, very cheap, smartphone in December, and over the festive break has been exploring relevant apps available for Android systems. To start with, interesting examples by or for charities are being added to our CharityBlog links page.