Tech4Good Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Tech4Good Awards

Tech4Good Awards

Now in their ninth year, the Tech4Good Awards celebrate the amazing people using technology to make the world a better place.

Organised by AbilityNet and BT, the awards recognise organisations and individuals who use digital technology to improve the lives of others and make the world a better place.

The Tech4Good Awards are the only awards that highlight the wealth of charities, businesses and volunteers across the UK that harness the power of technology to benefit the community.

This year there are nine categories to submit your nominations into:

  • Accessibility Award – sponsored by AbilityNet
  • Ageing Society Award – sponsored by UnLtd
  • BT Young Pioneer Award
  • Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Award
  • Community Impact Award – sponsored Lloyd’s Banking Group
  • Connected Society Award – sponsored by Samsung
  • Digital Volunteer of the Year Award – sponsored by Do it Life
  • Diversity Award
  • Inclusive Design Award – sponsored by Scope

You've got until 6pm on the 10th of May to nominate yourself or someone else - but you may be wondering what makes a winning entry:

Join the free webinar and discover what the judges are looking for in a winning entry. Hear from past winners and the Tech4Good judges, plus get the chance to ask questions.

FIND OUT MORE & NOMINATE


AbilityNet

Get Involved: AbilityNet

AbilityNetAbilityNet exists to change the lives of disabled people by helping them to use digital technology at work, at home or in education.

Our services

Accessibility Services

  • AbilityNet has a team of accessibility consultants and testers who work with digital teams in blue-chip companies such as Barclays, Lloyds Bank The FA and Microsoft to design and maintain accessible websites, apps and other digital services.
  • Find out more about our Accessibility Services

DSA/Students Services

  • Disabled Students' Allowances are a UK Government Grant to help any eligible student get the most from their higher education.
  • Our expert Assessors provide one-to-one advice and information to identify technology and other adjustments that will help them succeed in their education.
  • Find out more about our DSA/Students Services

Expert Resources

  • We provide factsheets, blogs, webinars and videos about the many ways that technology can help people with disabilities.
  • My Computer My Way is our unique guide to the many adjustments that make your computer, laptop, tablet and smartphone easier to use.
  • Find out more about our expert resources

IT Support for Disabled and Older People At Home

  • We provide a range of free services for disabled people, their family and friends, their employers and other people who care for them.
  • Call our free Helpline on 0800 269 545 to ask anything about how computers can be adapted to meet the needs of disabled people.
  • Our network of IT Can Help volunteers visit disabled people in their home to help with everyday IT needs.

Workplace Services

  • Technology can help people with all types of disability and impairment, but everyone has different needs.
  • Our professional assessors carefully identify the mix of technologies and adaptations that enables a disabled person to be more productive at work.
  • Read more about our Workplace Services

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