We asked three of the current cohort what advice they’d give. Here’s what they said. [Read more…] about What Advice Would You Give Organisations Applying to the Tech for Good Programme?
You know how it is when applying for a grant. Though the odds are stacked against you, somehow you still feel hopeful.
Usually that hope gets crushed. Rejection is normal.
But sometimes you win. Sometimes you get offered a grant. Then you feel happy. And excited. And probably a wee bit nervous too.
So we thought we’d find out if this was true [Read more…] about Why Was Your Tech for Good Grant Application Successful?
Grant making is changing because charities want to deliver more digital services. This has big implications for traditional grant makers.
I’d like to ask you, please, about how funding tech for good projects is different to funding traditional human powered services?”
That’s what I asked Martha Young and Ali Macfarlane, Comic Relief’s Tech for Good Programme leaders.
Then I opened my ears wide and listened. Here’s my report. [Read more…] about It’s All New: 5 Ways Tech for Good Grants are Different
Loads of us have great Tech for Good ideas. But while having an idea is relatively easy, knowing what to do with it next is much harder.
We asked Ellie Hale from the Centre for Acceleration of Social Technology what voluntary sector organisations should do with their ideas, before they try and fund them.
This post connects to the final part of the story of Dorothy’s journey to the Emerald City of Tech for Goodness where she and her friends have now met the Wizard of Tech for Good. The story has been unfolding in weekly instalments delivered to 280 Hub subscribers. Become a subscriber here and get future stories and TfG guidance delivered to your inbox.
Sooner or later you’ll want to get your hands on some Tech for Good funding and digitise part of your service. Use this guide to maximise your chances of a successful funding application.
My daughter’s got a new kitten. It’s the cutest ever.
It’s still only a bairn. Too small to go outside, but old enough to run around and tear up the house.
Everytime the back door opens it sprints to the doorstep.
It can smell the garden. It knows it’s different and its interested in the outdoor world’s possibilities.
But when it get to the doorstep it pauses, looks around for my daughter, then runs back inside.