2012 Accessibility Award winner continues to grow

Since winning the Accessibility Award at the Tech4Good Awards 2012, Lexable has gone from strength to strength. Founded by Neil Cottrell in 2009, Lexable is the company behind Neil’s creation, Global AutoCorrect – discreet, intuitive software that helps people with dyslexia focus on the content of their work by automatically, and accurately, correcting their spelling … Read more…

Who should enter the Digital Giving Award?

This is a new Award that builds upon to the Fundraising Awards that ran in previous years. The reason for changing the name is to extend the range of entries to show how technology can support giving in all its forms, through donations of time and expertise as well as money.  The winner in this … Read more…

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Catch up with 2012 Winner of Winners – Child’s i Foundation

A tense atmosphere as the Winner of the Fundraising Award went head-to-head with the Winner of the Accessibility Category. The Prize? The much sought after 2012 Winner of Winners Trophy. The voting system was measured with light sensitivity using glowsticks, created by BAFTA-Award winners Plug-In Media. A spectacular display of vibrant colours filled the auditorium as voters waved … Read more…

Holidays, Families, Games: How CitizenZone helps people Get IT Together

Preston City Council’s CitizenZone is a mobile centre that helps people get online and develop their IT skills. Winner of the BT Get IT Together Award in 2012 CitizenZone provides hundreds of hours of free training and support in some of the most disadvantaged areas of Preston. To celebrate their success BT has made a … Read more…

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Prof. Stephen Hawking receives AbilityNet Special Award

Professor Stephen Hawking was the toast of this year’s Tech4Good Awards, winning a Special Award for Excellence in Accessibility at the Awards Ceremony at BT Centre, London. The 200-strong audience heard a specially recorded acceptance speech from Professor Hawking – one of nine prizewinners in categories covering volunteering and innovation to fundraising and community news. … Read more…

And the winners of the Tech4Good Awards 2012 are…

The winners of the Tech4Good Awards 2012 are: Accessibility Award  LexAble BT Get IT Together Award  Preston City Council/CitizenZone Community Impact Award  The Stroke Survivors Group Community News Award  Radio Free Brighton Digital Fundraising Award  Child’s i Foundation Innovation Award  Action Aid IT Volunteer of the Year Award  Alison Crerar Working Together Award  Social Care … Read more…

Shortlist for the 2012 Tech4Good Awards Announced

We had over 200 entries again this year and it was a tough job getting that down to just 26. Once again, we have ended up with a unique mix of finalists, ranging from large multinational corporations to informal citizen-led networks and all points between, showing just how many people are using technology to do … Read more…

Over 200 entries for this year’s Awards

Nominations for this year’s Technology4Good Awards closed at midnight on 18 May with over 200 entries in the pot in the eight categories.   The not-for-profit partners will now shortlist their category down to three entries, which is going to be tough with some categories having over 40 entries. The judges will then meet in … Read more…

Tech4Good Awards take off

Share “ RT @NetSquared: RT @helenmilner Nominations for the #tech4goodawards are open! See site for details: ow.ly/9wA6q (@Net2Camb @mcrn2 @net2london) @Net2Camb Thu, Mar 08 2012 10:52:46 ReplyRetweet Share “ RT @stcaccess: Technology For Good Award nominations now live! bit.ly/wSrWoT HT @AbilityNet #tech4goodawards #t4gAwards @scipmark Thu, Mar 08 2012 04:34:33 ReplyRetweet Share “ RT @helenmilner: Nominations for the … Read more…