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Your route to digital success 

Digital Pathfinders helps SMEs, charities and social enterprises across Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland become more successful and resilient by adopting digital technology.

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A fully-funded programme for SMEs, charities and social enterprises

Through a free programme of specialised events and expert one-to-one support, Digital Pathfinders demonstrates how adopting new technology can drive productivity and performance in your organisation.

The programme is delivered by
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Steam Digital

One-to-one digital advice and support for your organisation

Whether a startup or an established SME, a community organisation or a seasoned charity, we are here to help you succeed. 

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1. Review

Arrange a meeting with our digital experts to discuss challenges your organisation is facing and explore how this can be tackled through the adoption of technology.
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2. Plan

Digital Pathfinders will help you identify, qualify and prioritise solutions that will help your business or organisation move forward with confidence.
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3. Deliver

Our one-to-one support is tailored to your needs. We deliver high-impact support that will directly address your challenges and help you get where you need to be.
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A programme of specialised events

Free to attend events, seminars and workshops to progress your digital adoption journey.

January 18, 2022 10:00
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2 hours
Cyber Security for Small Charities
February 22, 2022 10:00
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3 hours
Understanding Social Media Tools
March 2, 2022 10:00
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3 hours
Digital Marketing Workshop 1 - Brand Theory with Sail Creative

Wherever you are on your digital journey, we can help

  • Expert, independent advisors to answer your digital questions
  • Tailored support to develop new digital products and services
  • Connecting you with digital providers, support networks and funding opportunities
  • Regular events to develop your skills and build your digital confidence
  • Custom one-to-one programmes designed for your business or organisation
  • Exclusive 50% funding for Newcastle businesses to implement digital technology.
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Frequently asked questions

We've answered some of the main questions people have about Digital Pathfinders. If you can't find an answer to your question below, please give us a call on 0191 716 5085 or email hello@digitalpathfinders.uk
Is my business or organisation eligible for support?

If the answer to all of the following questions is YES, then you are eligible for the programme:

  • Do you have an annual turnover less than £43m?
  • Do you have less than 250 employees?
  • Is your registered or trading address in Newcastle, Northumberland or North Tyneside?
  • Have you accessed less than £300,000 of state aid in the last three years?
  • Are you a registered company, CIC or charity?

If you answer NO to any of the questions you can still contact us - we may still be able to help. Give us a call on 0191 716 5085 or email hello@digitalpathfinders.uk

What type of support do you provide?

We have a flexible range of support so if in doubt please get in touch, however our primary activities are:

  • Digital review and diagnostics to understand your challenges and provide proposals for further support
  • Specialised, engaging events for business and organisations to share knowledge and develop new skills
  • Custom one-to-one support with our digital experts to help you take the next step on your digital journey

All of our support is fully funded. We do not offer grant funding, however we have an extensive network of amazing funders and support providers in the area. We will always work with you to see what additional help is available.

Our support is managed by the Digital Catapult NETV with our delivery partners at Generator, VONNE and Steam Digital and the programme is funded by the North of Tyne Combined Authority, Digital Catapult and delivery partners.

How do we apply for support?

You can register for the programme now filling out our registration form. In order to apply you will need to know details about your organisation such as contact information, state aid you have received and data like your annual turnover and number of employees. If you already have this information then the form should take you no longer than a few minutes to fill out. If you have any questions please give us a call on 0191 716 5085 or email hello@digitalpathfinders.uk

Please note that support is provided to organisations, not individuals. You will need to be working with or for a business, charity or social enterprise in order to participate in the activities. If in doubt, get in touch.

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