Using technology to keep memories alive

Using technology to keep memories alive

Formed in 2009 Alive! activities has pioneered the use of touch screen technology to improve care home residents’ mental and emotional wellbeing. Beneficiaries are people who are very old, often … Read more

Helping to keep Switchboard running

Helping to keep Switchboard running

Brighton and Hove LGBT Switchboard is a community organisation and registered charity providing support services run for and by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people in the heart of the LGBT … Read more

Bringing global expeditions to the classroom

Digital Explorer is a social enterprise that develops education projects in collaboration with scientific and cultural expeditions, helping to bring the world to the classroom and encouraging young people to … Read more

Doing something great with an extra plate

Doing something great with an extra plate

Casserole Club helps people share extra portions of home-cooked food with others in their area who might not always be able to cook for themselves. Members serve up meals to … Read more

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Crowdfunding for social good

Brought to you by the people behind JustGiving, Yimby is a new crowdfunding community for social good. The platform allows anyone to raise money for a project in their community … Read more

Tech4Good Awards

Tech4Good 2014 Finalists Announced

The standard of entries was higher than ever so the judges really had their work cut out cutting over 200 entries down to just three finalists per Award. In fact … Read more

Breaking free from alcohol and drug dependence

Breaking Free has developed a pioneering internet-based treatment programme for substance misuse difficulties which enables people to overcome alcohol and drug dependence. Breaking Free Online is a genuine world-first in … Read more


Connecting young people with the digital jobs of the future

The Digital Youth Academy’s (DYA’s) vision is simple – to match the inherent digital and social media skills of young people with businesses that require them. Founder Penny Power, OBE, … Read more

Growing an international network of young coders

Growing an international network of young coders

Young Rewired State is an independent global network of young people aged 18 and under who have taught themselves to program computers. The organisation introduces these children to like-minded peers … Read more

Dementia Pal

Building better services for the families of people with dementia

Following the diagnosis and sad passing of his Gran, Adam Pool and his mother Jackie formed Dementia Pal; a web-based information and resource centre for families, helping them to support … Read more

Amy Mather

A great ambassador for young coders

Amy Mather is a student in Manchester, with three years of coding experience already tucked under her belt. At just 15 years old, Amy has already eloquently presented her work … Read more

Shortlists announced for 2014 – and more about the People’s Award

In case you haven’t spotted it the shortlists for this year’s Tech4Good Awards have been announced. We have 23 finalists in seven categories so take a look at who’s made … Read more

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