Entry Guidance Notes

How to enter

  • Check the entry criteria for the Award you’re interested in entering
  • Submit your entry online
  • You can enter as many categories as you want
  • Nominations close at 5pm on Monday 8 May 2017.

Who can enter?

  • Entry is open to any organisation or individual with a base in the UK.
  • Except for the Tech4Good for Africa Award – which is open to any type of organisation anywhere in the world as long as the benficiaries are in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • You can nominate yourself in any category except the Tech Volunteer of the Year which must be endorsed by the organisation that the volunteer supports (even if it is submitted by someone else)
  • Entry is free and it is free to attend the awards ceremony.

What the form asks

You will be asked for contact details for your self and the person or project you are nominating.

You will also be asked to answer three questions using no more than 300 words for each:

  • Please give a brief description of who you are nominating. Please use no more than 300 words to tell us what they do and how they use tech to make the world a better place. Make sure you look at the criteria for each Award before answering.
  • Why should they win? What makes this nomination stand out from the crowd? Tell us about the impact on people lives using specific examples, numbers and evidence to show what they have achieved.  We will disregard anything submitted after the first 300 words.
  • How does this person, project or organisation inspire others? What is inspirational or innovative about this nomination and what lessons can be learnt from their work? We will disregard anything submitted after the first 300 words.

Supporting materials

You can upload images and videos and link to websites and YouTube videos within the entry form. The more information you provide the better we can understand your entry.

More about each Award

There are eight Awards you can enter this year – click the links below to view the criteria for each Award

What the judges say

Read the top tips from our judges about how to win an Award.

We respect your privacy

We ask for your details each time you submit an entry, including an email address. We will only ever use your email address to update you on progress with the Awards.

Any questions?

If you have any questions about the nomination process, please contact us on Twitter or by emailing tech4goodawards [at] abilitynet.org.uk

Mark Walker, AbilityNet

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The Tech4Good Awards are organised by AbilityNet and Attendable and supported by a range of partners and sponsors.

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