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28th August 2012
Nominet Trust, has today announced that they have approved funding for five new projects in their latest funding round.  more >
16th August 2012
A new report commissioned by the Nominet Trust shows that 10 per cent of all young people aged between 17 and 23 years old rarely use the internet, if at all. It also revealed that some of those surveyed were embarrassed to admit to even friends that they didn’t understand how to use the internet properly and some were unable to use email.  more >
16th August 2012
Brian Smith from Tullibody, Clackmannanshire has beaten hundreds of entrants to win our national photography competition. Brian will now see his image displayed in the Our Digital Planet exhibition, which celebrates the internet and encourages people to get online.  more >
27th July 2012
In partnership with Comic Relief and Right Here we're announcing a new £600,000 funding programme. The funding will be available to charity-led initiatives to develop any one of eight new digital products that will better help young people look after their mental health and wellbeing.  more >
16th July 2012
Today [16th July] we're inviting aspiring photographers to enter our new competition and be in with a chance of seeing their image displayed in a countrywide photography exhibition – Our Digital Planet.  more >
8th June 2012
The British equivalent of the American Dream simply does not exist for the youngsters in the poorest parts of the UK, warns social investor, Nominet Trust. New data from Nominet Trust-funded project, Compare Futures, shows that their chances of employment or attending a Red Brick University are extremely low, compared to their counterparts in richer areas.  more >
26th April 2012
A growing movement of community entrepreneurs will be equipped with the tools to change hundreds of thousands of people’s lives across the UK in a five-year programme launching this week.  more >
6th March 2012
Nominet Trust announces the successful projects in its latest funding round, totalling in excess of £2million - the largest single funding round we've made to date.  more >
19th December 2011
Millie Banerjee CBE has been appointed as the new Chair of Nominet Trust. The new Chair will be joined by three new Trustees on the Nominet Trust board: Charles Leadbeater, Marcus East and Louise Ainsworth who bring extensive experience of mobilising technology for social good.  more >
26th October 2011
New findings by Nominet Trust explode the myth that older people don’t have the desire or know-how to be entrepreneurs. Most people believe that entrepreneurs fit into the 25-34 age group, when in fact they are more likely to be over 55.  more >
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