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November 2017

October 2017

Impact Awards seek out best in tech for good

26 Oct 2017

The search is now on for the best of UK technology for good, as DigitalAgenda opens entries to the 2018 Impact Awards, sponsored by Nominet Trust.

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July 2017

Nominet Trust welcomes new Honorary Treasurer to the Board

31 Jul 2017

Nominet Trust, the UK’s leading tech for good funder, has increased the number of Trustees on its Board with the appointment of Hannah Keartland as Honorary Treasurer.

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BAFTA announces the 2017 Young Game Designers winners

08 Jul 2017

BAFTA have announced the winners of the 2017 BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) competition in association with Nominet Trust, at a prestigious awards ceremony.

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Engaging the UK’s most digitally disadvantaged young people

06 Jul 2017

Over £600,000 awarded to develop digital skills pilots supporting vulnerable young people in the UK, through Nominet Trust's new Digital Reach programme.

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Creative England and Nominet Trust help address Government identified digital skills gap with £1M fund

04 Jul 2017

Creative England and Nominet Trust announce that Northcoders and Turinglab are the first companies to receive support from the £1million iAMDigital Fund that invests in new and established SMEs working to close the digital skills gap for people currently excluded from our digital-by-default society.

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June 2017

BAFTA announces finalists for Young Game Designers Awards

14 Jun 2017

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced the finalists in a nation-wide competition to find the game designers of the future, and the educators who inspire them.

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May 2017

Nominet Trust invest in three tech for good ventures through their Social Tech Growth programme.

16 May 2017

Nominet Trust has awarded £450,000 of follow-on funding to help accelerate the development of three tech for good ventures through their Social Tech Growth programme.

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South-West Open Youth Orchestra wins prestigious award

10 May 2017

Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards recognises ground-breaking orchestra for its contribution to empowering young musicians and inspiring wider participation in music creation.

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London blockchain startup launches transparency tool to track donations

04 May 2017

Social tech startup Alice has launched a new tool allowing charities to increase donations by showing donors exactly what impact their money makes. The first appeal to use the new funding platform is a pilot run by St Mungo’s, the homelessness charity, to help 15 people sleeping rough in London rebuild their lives.

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Nominet Trust backs eight new social tech projects

02 May 2017

Nearly £375,000 awarded to eight ‘tech for good’ ventures in the seventh round of Social Tech Seed funding.

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March 2017

Awards celebrate technology as a force for good

02 Mar 2017

A new national initiative celebrating digital innovations making a positive impact on the way the UK lives, learns and does business, announced 12 winners at its inaugural awards ceremony today.

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New investment for Bethnal Green Ventures

01 Mar 2017

Bethnal Green Ventures celebrates the fifth anniversary of its accelerator by announcing £1.3m new investment from Big Society Capital, Nominet Trust and Nesta.

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February 2017

BAFTA seeks game designers of the future

28 Feb 2017

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is calling for entries for the 2017 BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) competition, in association with Nominet Trust, which aims to inspire the UK’s game designers and game-makers of the future by giving young people the chance to design and make their own game.

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January 2017

Nominet Trust and The Baring Foundation invest over £400k into digital engagement to boost health and wellbeing among the over 65s

12 Jan 2017

Nominet Trust, the UK’s leading tech for good funder, and The Baring Foundation, a charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for disadvantaged groups, have today announced the five organisations that will receive a total of £406,231 in funding to develop new innovations to engage the over 65s in the creative arts.

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December 2016

Nominet Trust unveils 100 of 2016’s most inspiring examples of tech for good

14 Dec 2016

The 2016 NT100 has been revealed - a celebration of the 100 most inspiring social innovations using digital technology to drive social change around the world.

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2016 NT100 highlights ‘Everyday Tech Heroes’

14 Dec 2016

Championing the global pioneers making a personal stand against the world’s most pressing social challenges and inspiring others to follow in their footsteps.

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July 2016

BAFTA Young Game Designers competition winners announced at special awards ceremony

23 Jul 2016

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced the winners of the 2016 BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) competition in association with Nominet Trust, at a prestigious awards ceremony at BAFTA’s headquarters, 195 Piccadilly in London.

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Nominet Trust and The Baring Foundation launch £500,000 digital inclusion programme to engage older people in the creative arts

13 Jul 2016

The Digital Arts & Creative Ageing programme will support projects using tech as a medium or tool to engage the over 65s in the creative arts.

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May 2016

Open Utility unveils the power of Piclo, Britain’s first online peer‐to‐peer marketplace for renewable energy

05 May 2016

Open Utility unveils the power of Piclo, Britain’s first online peer‐ to‐peer marketplace for renewable energy.

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