The finalists for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2016 have been announced - 28 amazing individuals and organisations who are using technology to change the world. With awards that include accessibility, digital skills, young pioneers and digital health our Tech4Good Awards celebrate unsung heroes and international organisations alike for the hard work they put into using technology for social good. Our panel of judges - which includes includes journalists, technologists and not-for-profit specialists - will now select the winners, but the Tech4Good People’s Award will be decided by you. Any of the 28 finalists can win this Award, and it’s up to you to tell us who you think should win.
Mark Walker of AbilityNet is the organiser of the Awards and says that the standard of the year's entries was higher than ever. "We received a record number of entries this year, and the standard was higher than ever," he said. "The judges took longer than ever to make their decisions but we now have 28 businesses, charities and individuals who demonstrate the amazing power of technology to make the world a better place."
"Huge congratulations to everyone who has made the final stages, and a massive thank you to everyone else who entered."
AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards Finalists 2016
AbilityNet Accessibility Award
BT MyDonate Award
BT Young Pioneer Award
Community Impact Award
Digital Health Award
Digital Skills Award
IT Volunteer of the Year Award
Vote now in the People's Award
Every tweet and re-tweet counts as a vote, and you can find your favourite finalist’s hashtag on their page, listed below. Voting closes 5pm Tuesday 5th July.