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16th January 2014
Nominet Trust and Founders Forum For Good unveil the second wave of winners of the Social Tech, Social Change Challenge who each receive £50,000 share of the £1m funding and benefit from the year-long mentoring scheme.  more >
8th November 2013
London, November 8th: From fighting human trafficking with data to harnessing the power of the crowd to beat cancer, 100 inspiring uses of technology to tackle the world’s biggest problems have been revealed as part of a new social enterprise initiative.  more >
17th October 2013
17 October 2013: Ten entrepreneurs have been backed by a £1m fund to develop new ventures that use technology to tackle social challenges in the UK and beyond.  more >
12th September 2013
Nominet Trust, the UKs only Tech for Good investor, announces its support of 20 innovative ventures approved for funding in its latest investment round.  more >
11th September 2013
London 11 September, 2013 – Eleven winners of the Tech for Good Challenge have today been unveiled as England’s most innovative and disruptive early-stage ventures whose imaginative use of digital technology promises to have a profound impact on the future life chances of young people.  more >
3rd September 2013
One hundred 17 and 18 year olds joined by Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd, and Telefonica/O2 CEO Ronan Dunne at the O2 “Campus Party” for bespoke digital skills workshops. The workshops were hosted by Telefonica UK/O2’s ‘Think Big’ programme and the digital skills campaign Make Things Do Stuff.  more >
20th June 2013
Nominet Trust calls for a collective effort from all over the world to create the most comprehensive, up-to-date and authoritative list to show how digital technology is being used for social good.  more >
15th June 2013
Only two weeks after the launch of the UK-wide campaign to inspire a generation of young people to create, not just use, digital technologies, 'Make Things Do Stuff' today announces additional support from Virgin Media, Caffè Nero, Microsoft and the UK government.  more >
13th June 2013
Jimmy Wales, Brent Hoberman, Martha Lane Fox, Jonathan Goodwin & Mike Lynch among those advocating their support for Nominet Trust’s new £1million Social Tech, Social Change fund  more >
30th May 2013
Today a UK-wide campaign is being launched to inspire a generation of kids to create, not just use, digital technologies. Led by Mozilla, Nesta and Nominet Trust, the Make Things Do Stuff campaign will bring together technology super brands like Facebook, big business such as 02 Telefonica and grassroot organisations like Code Club who are already providing digital skills to young people in the UK. Our message is clear: if you are young person, get involved; if you are a business, get behind this campaign.  more >
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