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17.11.2017

How to Support Doing Good

In order to design and implement solutions that improve society, funders should look for more effective ways to invest in social projects. Read how it can be done.   Over 500 people interested in social impact from 45 countries gathered between 9 and 10 November, in Oslo, Norway to exchange ideas on taking action for […]

20.10.2017

PDF Ukraine 2017: Communities about Possible Risks of Technology

During this year’s Personal Democracy Forum Ukraine we focused both on the positive tendencies and possible risks that can be brought by technology. PDF Ukraine was organized in Kyiv for the second time on 25-26 September, 2017. “How to use technology for human-oriented solutions without creating new risks?” was an overarching question we tried to […]

17.10.2017

Hackers in TechSoup Europe

The hackerspace movement would not be flourishing as much as it is without the engagement of idealistic inventors like Mitch Altman.  He led an inspiring meetup at TechSoup Europe’s office with French activist and hacker Jérémie Zimmermann. TechSoup Europe tries to generate innovative technology solutions for civil society by bringing technologists, design specialists and civil […]

03.10.2017

Europe is Skilling Up in Digital

EU Code Week is coming next week on 7-22 October – join one of 500 events prepared by NGOs that we supported, and help create with code! Computers, smartphones, tablets and… coding. These things are almost inseparable from our lives. And even though we use them every day,  we are not always aware of how […]

25.07.2017

Personal Democracy Forum Ukraine 2017

“How to use technology for human-oriented solutions without creating new risks?” will be an overarching question we will try to answer during 2nd Personal Democracy Forum Ukraine 2017, that we co-organised together with The Civil Network OPORA, TransparenCEE, and ePaństwo Foundation. The Civic Side of TECHnocracy We share hopes that technology will bring more democracy, […]

10.07.2017

Tech4Good Belgium

10 years of collaboration with 5800 nonprofits in Belgium. This saved the Belgian NGO’s 108 000 000 €. More than hundred NGOs sum up last year during Tech4good Day in Brussels.    Tech4Good is that day of the year when the nonprofit sector has the opportunity to see the powerful force of technology that opens opportunities for charities […]

30.06.2017

Digital Transformation in Balkans

Metamorphosis Foundation and Microsoft across the Balkan help the civil society sector in the digital transformation. Metamorphosis Foundation, in cooperation with Microsoft’s local office in Kosovo, Albania and Macedonia, organized the Tech4Good conference in Prishtina, Tirana and Skopje. +200 representatives from civil society organisations participated these conferences . The meetings especially focused on helping the civil […]

13.06.2017

How to use technology to make social projects more impactful?

“How to use technology to make social projects more impactful?” was an overarching theme of the session called “Technology for social good (and bad)” on the second day of the European Foundation Centre AGA & Conference in Warsaw. Participants had a chance to learn about solutions, tools and trends in humanitarian aid, social inclusion, transparency […]

29.05.2017

Microsoft Czech Republic NGO Awards Announces Winners

Earlier this year, TechSoup Česká Republika joined Economia, Nadace Neziskovky.cz, Czech Radio, Alza.cz and Microsoft in the Czech Republic to hold the second round of the Microsoft NGO Awards competition to recognize the best and most inspiring stories about the use of Microsoft technologies by NGOs.   This time 16 applications were received, and choosing only […]

24.05.2017

POINT 6.0

How to make government more open and transparent? How to fight against undemocratic governments? Is online “de-radicalization” possible and how to protect privacy online? How did social networks influence results of Brexit? How and why did Donald Trump win presidential election in the US? Did fake news, that were spread from this area, contribute to […]

23.05.2017

What Next For Digital Social Innovation?

Over the last few years, we’ve seen an impressive growth in projects and organisations using digital technologies such as open hardware, open data and crowdsourcing to tackle social challenges which inspire examples of scale and partnerships with public services. But what next? This question was addressed at last week’s conference organized by Nesta.   The […]

22.05.2017

Philanthropy in a Digital Age

On May 11 – 12, TechSoup Europe was present at the King Baudouin Foundation “Closing night – Spring of Philanthropy 2017” and the “Boost Philanthropy in Europe” conference. The entire philanthropic sector in Belgium shared conclusions drawn from these events and discussions on the challenges and opportunities ahead for the third sector in Europe. Read the report […]

03.05.2017

NGO Day In Turkey

Microsoft held a NGO Day on April 7th with over a hundred NGOs to promote cloud computing and the Microsoft donation program. The event started with Microsoft Turkey Director of Education and Corporate Social Responsibility Anıl Çekiç’s presentation on Microsoft’s corporate social responsibility activities, and continued with an introduction to the Microsoft donation program delivered […]

25.04.2017

The Opening Opportunities Educational Program by Asociatia Techsoup

20 finalist teams of the Opening Opportunities educational program created by Asociatia Techsoup and Microsoft Romania have presented their 6 months’ work results with their Microsoft CSS mentors. The Demo Days closing event was the biggest event of the program, bringing together 130 high-school students from 10 cities in Romania. Opening Opportunities is the first […]

12.04.2017

Personal Democracy Forum CEE 2017

“The more powerful civil society we create, the more pressure from governments we experience. We have to be prepared, so be brave! Our main task is to use people’s energy and help them to make change. We must go out of our comfort zones. To reboot democracy, we must reboot ourselves. We imagine new democracy projects but […]

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