Tech4Good People's Award 2015

Tech4Good People’s Award 2015: The Final Countdown

With just days left to vote, there’s been no stopping our 27 finalists as they campaign to be the winner of the Tech4Good People’s Award 2015. The Tech4Good Awards website has been a blur of activity over the past month, and tweets have been coming in thick and fast every hour of the day. We’ve … Read more

Young People's Award finalists

People’s Award Spotlight: Young People’s Award

Since 2013 we’ve been championing young people, under the age of 23, who work tirelessly, often giving up their free time for unpaid voluntary work, to deliver digital skills to a wide range of audiences. Last year we chose Ryan McMurdo as the winner, for supporting over a thousand people get online and, more importantly, stay online. … Read more

Digital Skills Spotlight

People’s Award Spotlight: Digital Skills Award

Now in its third year, the Digital Skills Award has showcased innovative and inspiring organisations, ensuring digital skills are delivered to anyone, regardless of their age, disability or previous experience, including access to the internet, training and support. This year we have four fantastic finalists in the running for the Digital Skills Award. In no particular order, we have Hands Free … Read more

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Twitter tips for winning the People’s Award

Last year, with the help of Brandwatch, we opened up the People’s Award vote to Twitter, doubling our finalist’s chances of winning, and saw some fantastic campaigns to promote the Award – this year has been no different. To help you along your way, we’ve put together this short guide to making the most of … Read more

BT Ingenious Award

People’s Award Spotlight: BT Ingenious Award

Last year we launched the BT Ingenious Award, previously known as the BT Get IT Together Award, and it was BuffaloGrid who took the trophy home, for offering power to rural people in the developing world, through solar powered hubs that charge mobile phones, allowing small communities to trade through the power of mobile technology. … Read more

Accessibility Award Spotlight

People’s Award Spotlight: Accessibility Award

The Accessibility Award has been with us since we launched the Tech4Good Awards in 2011, celebrating organisations that have accessibility and inclusion at the top of their list. Lifelites were the first to take home the Award, for bringing fun and educational technology to children’s hospices across the UK. In 2012 LexAble won the Award for tackling dyslexia … Read more

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People’s Award 2015 – Vote Now!

Our panel of judges spent hours finalising the shortlist for each of this year’s Tech4Good Awards, before picking one winner for each of the seven categories. Now it’s your turn to decide who wins the 8th Award, the People’s Award. To vote for your favourite to win just follow these three simple steps: 1. Visit the Finalists … Read more

Tech4Good Awards finalists

Finalists for Tech4Good Awards 2015 have now been announced!

After yesterday’s fantastic networking event at BT Tower, we’re pleased to announce who made it to the finals for Tech4Good Awards 2015. You can find all 27 finalists on our Finalists 2015 page, including everything you need to know about what they do. Watch their videos, visit their website and find their unique hashtag, before … Read more

Tech4Good Impact: UCanDoIT

A volunteer for many years, Anthony Wigram had worked with a number of charities, including the Samaritans and Victim Support, before taking up the post of Chairman with the PHAB (Physically Handicapped and Able-Bodied). It was around this time that personal computers were becoming prevalent but still extremely expensive, and Anthony recognised the value in access to computers and basic IT training … Read more