And the winners of the Tech4Good Awards 2013 are…

5th July 2013

The winners of the Tech4Good Awards 2013 are:

Barclays Bank
Accessibility Award 2013
sponsored by AbilityNet and BATA
Barclays has installed over 3,500 accessible ATMs and introduced Hi Vis Debit Cards
Website Link to Barclays Accessibility Services.

Cosmic
BT Get IT Together Award 2013
sponsored by BT
Tackling digital exclusion by working with communities, individuals and businesses in South West England for over 20 years
Websites Link to Cosmic. 

Self Help Services
Community Impact Award 2013
sponsored by Camelot and UK online centres
Self-help group in Manchester using innovative IT solutions to help people with mental health issues.
Website link to Self Help Services. 

The Big Give
Digital Giving Award 2013
sponsored by NFP Tweetup
Not-for-profit platform for charities to fundraise online in innovative ways and helps donors to give intelligently.
Website link for the Big Give. 

Code Club
Digital Skills Award 2013
sponsored by Barclaycard
After-school clubs for 9-11 years with volunteers teaching kids the forgotten art of computer programming.
Website link for Code Club.

The Prospects Trust at Snakehall Farm
Grow Your Charity Online Award 2013
sponsored by Media Trust and Microsoft
A social enterprise farm that has used Facebook to reach new people and raise funds.
Website link to Tilly Tractors Facebook Profile
Website link to Prospects Trust at Snakehall Farm

David Bennoson
IT Volunteer of the Year Award 2013
sponsored by IT4Communities and Microlink
Has been a tech volunteer at RNIB for over 40 years

Norman Hunter
Local Digital Champions Awards 2013
sponsored by Go ON UK
An inspirational tutor helping people from disadvantaged parts of Merseyside get online for the first time

My Home Helper
People's Award 2013 sponsored by Brandwatch
An information system to help dementia sufferers stay healthy and keep in touch with family and friends
Website link to My Home Helper. 

Insight/Mexborough School
T4G Youth Award 2013
sponsored by BT, Amey, Fujitsu and Installation Technology
The team is creating an app to help visually impaired people navigate using their smartphone

Dame Stephanie Shirley
T4G Judges' Special Award 2013

An inspirational IT entrepreneur who is now one of the UK's most generous philanthropists

 

Congratulations to all our winners and all the other finalists.

The winners were announced by Mariella Frostrup at a Ceremony in London - pictures and more news to follow but you can check the whole thing on this great Storify post from Rachel Beer of NFP Tweetup who is one of the judges.