My Home Helper, People's Award 2013

Helping people with dementia keep track of appointments

When Kevin Marsch’s mum was diagnosed with Vascular Dementia in 2010 he used his IT skills to build a simple system to help her keep track of appointments and medication … Read more

Cosmic has been changing live sin rural Devon for over 20 years

Building digital skills in rural communities

From its base in Devon, Cosmic is a social enterprise that has worked tirelessly to help overcome digital exclusion in the South West for almost 20 years. In that time … Read more

Self Help Services, Manchester

Using e-learning to deliver affordable cognitive behavioural therapy

Self Help Services is a user-led group that has delivered Computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Services (cCBT) to over 1500 people across Greater Manchester in the past year. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy … Read more

Dame Steve Shirley – a lifetime of using technology for good

Arriving as a refugee from Nazi Germany at the start of the Second World War Dame Stephanie Shirley’s early hardship was a spur to an amazingly successful career in IT. Having … Read more

Insight/Mexborough School, T4G Youth Award 2013

App to help blind and partially-sighted people find their way around

This award was a competition for young people from across the country to submit their ideas for how they would use digital technology to make the world a better place. … Read more

Norman Hunter, Local Digital Champions Award 2013

Helping people gain basic IT skills

Norman Hunter is an IT tutor by profession, but his vision for supporting Go-On UK and helping people to gain basic IT skills goes way beyond his professional role. Working … Read more

David Bennoson, IT Volunteer of the Year 2013

Helping blind and partially-sighted people use technology

David Bennoson has been helping the RNIB as a volunteer since 1971 and is now part of the RNIB Technology Support Squad as Volunteer Coordinator for Gloucestershire. This is a … Read more

Prospects Trust, Grow Your Own Charity Online 2013

A farm-based mental health charity using social media to reach supporters

Established in 1989 Prospects Trust is a charity based on 18 acres of organic farmland at Snakehall Farm in rural Cambridgeshire. It not only grows the best organic produce but … Read more

BiG Give Xmas Appeal

Helping charities fundraise using the internet

The Big Give is a not-for-profit, charitable website which helps charities to use the internet to fundraise in innovative ways. Every year, the Big Give runs an online matched funding … Read more

Self Help Services, Community Impact Award 2013

Tackling social exclusion in mental health

Self Help Services is a user-led group that has delivered Computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Services to over 1500 people across Greater Manchester in the past year. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is … Read more

a visiually impaired person using a cashpoint

Making cash machines more accessible for blind and partially sighted people

Imagine how difficult it is for a blind or partially sighted person to use a cashpoint unaided. It’s an everyday task that many of us take for granted that can … Read more

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Teaching coding and other digital skills to children

Code Club organises after-school clubs for 9-11 years, with over 1,946 clubs in the UK teaching kids the forgotten art of computer programming.