Terms of Reference


Maximise opportunities for all in York to use digital technology and tools access information and services in the right way for them by recognising individuals and the communities needs.


To build a co-ordinated, connected and collaborative approach to digital inclusion across York

To increase the capacity of organisations across the city to deliver digital inclusion in a sustainable way

To increase awareness and understanding of the digital inclusion agenda across the city


The group will report progress and developments to CYC Financial Inclusion Steering Group, contribute to Executive Member Scrutiny Report, and any other funding body as required.


Organisations, community groups, who are interested in digital inclusion as a tool to improve community outcomes.

·               Current membership

·               Age UK

·               CYC

·               Citizens Advice York

·               Explore York Libraries

·               IT Reuse

·               JRHT

·               Keeping Digital Foundation

·               Live Well York

·               Make it York

·               York CVS

·               York Disability Rights Forum

·               York Human Rights City Network

·               York Learning


Membership Accountability

Members are required to contribute to meetings and projects as appropriate.


The partnership will aim to meet 6 times a year (every 3 months).

Time, meeting space etc to facilitate the partnership steering group will be given on an in-kind basis.

The meetings will:

·               Initiate shared projects related to identified workstreams

·               Steer these projects;

·               The chair, where possible will be from the lead organisation;

·               Admin support such as minute taking will be provided by the Digital Inclusion Co-ordinator;

·               Papers for the meeting will be circulated 5 days before.

Comms and promotion

Members will actively promote and support the communication of positive messages about 100% Digital York.

Members will endeavour to keep the group informed about funding opportunities and developments.


Members will collect and feedback evaluation information as appropriate.