Good tech: awards and reports

This year’s Tech4Good Awards are now open, for any charity, business, individual, social enterprise, school, college, university or any other public body with a base in the UK.

Categories are:

  • AbilityNet Accessibility Award – software, hardware or other digital innovation that transforms the lives of disabled people.
  • BT MyDonate Fundraising Award – technology helping with charitable fundraising.
  • Community Impact Award –  digital technology to transform their community.
  • Digital Skills Award
  • Digital Health Award
  • IT Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Young Pioneer Award – under 18s using technology to meet a need or tackle a problem that they care about.

Entries by 5pm, 6th May.

NGO digital comms report

The 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report is the first result of a research project by Nonprofit Tech for Good (no connection with above) sponsored by Public Interest Registry.

Sub-titled ‘2,780 NGOs • 133 COUNTRIES • 6 CONTINENTS’, it aims to provide a better understanding of how non-governmental organizations worldwide use online technology to communicate with their supporters and donors. In pdf, 9.9MB, registration required.