Digital Inclusion

We strengthen digital competences and help civil society undertake the digital (r)evolution through education, online and offline workshops, and coding events.

Projects

Akademia Dobrej Komunikacji

Academy of Good Communication is a series of training for nonprofits and local groups of activists from all regions in Poland, during which they develop their digital and marketing skills. Academy of Good Communication is created by Facebook and TechSoup Poland to support digital and marketing skills of activists. Free of charge workshops take place in all […]

Meet and Code

The MEEt and Code initiative promoted programming and digital skills among kids and youth during the EU Code Week 2017. We funded nearly 500 coding events organised by nonprofits from 15 Middle and Eastern European countries.

DLNGO – Digital Literacy Framework for the Social Sector

DLNGO aims to improve the digital literacy skills of NGO staff and volunteers, as well as the marginalised communities they serve, at a European wide level. DLNGO brings together seven TechSoup Europe partners to strengthen TSE education programmes and promote collaboration within network partners through the exchange of good practices. Main goals of the project […]

ICT4NGO

ICT4NGO – ICT Competency Assessment Standard for European NGOs is dedicated to create an ICT tool for NGOs staff to develop its digital competences.

Opening Opportunities

The Opening Opportunities is an educational program of Asociatia Techsoup launched in 2013. It brings together mixed teams of students working on technical projects together with their Microsoft mentor. Opening Opportunities brings together mixed teams of not just students from different high-schools, but also from different cities, working for 6 months on technical projects and using Skype […]

Ordyslexie

Ordyslexie provides dyslexic children with a refurbished tablet-PC with Microsoft OneNote, which helps make the learning experience more interactive. The program  gives children an organizational system that helps them automatically save their work and come back to it if they get distracted. Ordyslexie is a cost-effective and easier way to learn for dyslexic children. Imagine that organizing your thoughts […]

Silver GEEK

Launched in 2014, the Silver Geek project is the result of a multi-stakeholder approach in Poitou-Charentes, France to address two key issues: aging and digital inclusion. The project started when “Le Rameau,” a research lab on innovative partnerships, approached several local stakeholders (including Orange and ADB) to address social issues within their community. A diverse mix of […]

Pilot Promoting Independent Living for Blind People

The Las Arenas shopping center in Barcelona is the first in Spain to implement a novel system based on Bluetooth technology and audioguides that allows blind people tour the site autonomously. It is based on Wayfindr standard and with the development of our Spanish partner – ILUNION Technology and Accessibility that co-produced the tool. 285 million people are […]

News

17.01.2020

Webinar: Digital transformation of NGOs

The strategic development of NGOs is not possible without good leadership, but also without the wise use of technology. Digital tools can help organizations accomplish their mission better – but you must learn to use them well. ✅What is the role of NGO leaders in the digital transformation of their organization? ✅How should organizations improve […]

22.12.2019

Central & Eastern European AI Hackathon

Artificial intelligence (AI) has an enormous potential in finding solutions that can solve problems that disadvantaged people are facing on a daily basis. Take part in the first Central & Eastern European AI Hackathon organised by VIA Association, TechSoup Partner from the Czech Republic, with support of Microsoft. The event is coming on February 4, […]

06.12.2019

TechSoup Europe Education Strategy

TechSoup Europe is shaping its education strategy. Thanks to European funds, partners can meet on a regular basis, exchange best practices in developing and implementing training programs and create new ones! DIGILEAD – Advancement of Digital Transformation of Social Sector with the Use of Open Badges Recognition System November 6 -7, TechSoup partners cooperating within […]

07.11.2019

More than 56,000 Children and Young Adults Participate in Coding-Events across Europe

Taking place during EU Code Week (5 – 20 October 2019), Meet and Code empowers 8 – 24 year olds Europeans with 21st century skills they need to participate in tomorrow’s digital world. This year’s Meet and Code highlights saw more than 1,200 code events across 25 European countries, with female participation reaching 47 percent […]

18.10.2019

Connecting the International Nonprofit Network with Cisco Video Conferencing System

With TechSoup’s ongoing support of Fountain House’s global clubhouse movement, clubhouses from four countries have successfully implemented professional Cisco video conferencing systems. Apart from providing Fountain House with hardware, TechSoup organized exclusive trainings on the use of Cisco’s SX10 system and WebEx’s platform. The mission of Fountain House is to build communities and various programs […]

04.10.2019

Meet and Code 2019 Kick Off: 1200+ Free Coding-Events

October 5, EU Code Week starts – two weeks celebration of creativity, problem-solving and collaboration through programming and other tech activities. Young people aged 8 – 24 can choose from more than 1200 programming events at Meet and Code organised by local nonprofits in 25 European countries. Free Coding Events in 25 Countries Meet and […]

22.09.2019

Meet and Code Award

We are happy to announce that nonprofits from 25 European countries registered more than 2,000 event ideas promoting coding and digital skills in our Meet and Code initiative! All of them have a chance to win the 2000 euros prize in Public Voting! For the third time in a row, thanks to SAP and our […]

20.09.2019

TechSoup Days in Italy

14-15 November 2019, TechSoup Italy will host TechSoup Days – an event for nonprofits interested in digital transformation. Join TechSoup Days and start your digital transformation path. CONNECT We want to help Nonprofits connect with each other, activate and build those synergies and skills needed to start a conscious digital transformation.     ACTIVATE We are […]

05.09.2019

TechSoup Europe Education Strategy Development

We are happy to announce that in order to continue the investment in TechSoup Europe Education Program partners from Austria, Bulgaria, France, Hungary, Northern Macedonia and Poland supported by partners from Italy, Sweden, and Turkey soon will start a new Erasmus+ Mobility project. This time we will focus on the internal development and training of […]

27.08.2019

Meet and Code Grants Available Until September 8

Until September 8, nonprofits from 25 European countries may apply for Meet and Code grants. Get 300-500 euro and promote coding and digital skills! It is the high time to prepare yourself for upcoming European Code Week (5 – 20 October 2019) and prepare great coding event for participants aged  8 – 24! We encourage nonprofits to cooperate with teachers, […]

26.08.2019

Procurement Announcement – Translation of the Educational Materials and Project Documentation

TechSoup Foundation invites proposals to deliver written translation of the educational materials and project documentation developed in the frame of the project “Radical Awareness Game Engagement” (RAGE), financed by the European Union within the framework of the Internal Security Fund-Police.   General information 1.1. Details of the contracting authority Name of the organization: Foundation TechSoup […]

18.06.2019

Best Practices of Training Programs for Social Sector Within the Network

The TechSoup Europe network is expanding. Eight partners met in Warsaw on June 5-7 within the framework of the project “Digital Literacy Education Frameworks for Social Sector” (DLNGO). The Consortium comprises TechSoup’s partners from Austria (Fundraising Verband Austria), Bosnia and Herzegovina (Fondacija Mozaik/Masta), Spain (ILUNION Tecnología y Accesibilidad), Italy (Socialtechno), Poland (Fundacja Techsoup) and Ukraine […]

12.06.2019

Optimism and Humour in Communication – Lessons Learnt During Tech4Stories Workshops

Public participation in Bucharest seemed like an abstract thing just 10 years ago. But now more and more citizens are determined to take their city back and have a greater impact on the decision-making processes – says Silvie Boeriu from CeRe, an organisation that helps citizens solve the problems of their communities. During our Tech4Stories […]

05.06.2019

A Rock for Independent Living

Stop for one second and think about all the things that are included in your morning routine. You wake up, prepare breakfast, brush your teeth, get dressed, leave for work. Now think again: how would it look like if all those things suddenly became impossible without the help of another person? For some people, this […]

03.06.2019

Meet and Code 2019: Grant Applications Now Open

Starting June 3, the initiative Meet and Code invites local nonprofits across Europe to apply for micro-grants to organize events that foster interest in and access to digital skills among young Europeans. Last year, more than 50,000 young people took part in 1,100 programming events. Grants of up to 500 Euro are available to bring […]

20.05.2019

Survivors’ Network – How Does It Work?

“Many NGOs, including ours, try to fix as many things as possible at the same time. But it’s impossible”, says Alexandra from Romanian organization  A.L.E.G. So she tried to focus on one goal instead – which was creating a campaign, connecting survivors of domestic violence with those women who are still struggling to get out […]

15.05.2019

Applications Now Open for the Google.org Impact Challenge on Safety

Applications are now open for the Google.Org Impact Challenge on Safety – a €10m fund to support organisations across Europe that are working on challenges related to hate, extremism, and child safety, both online and offline. By funding new and existing community projects across Europe, we hope to support initiatives to counter hate and extremism, and help young people […]

02.05.2019

European Fundraising School

In cooperation with CFRE, the Fundraising Association Austria – TechSoup Partner – is offering – for the 4th time – the European Fundraising School, a high-quality 5-day training program designed to meet the needs of fundraising beginners and experts. So take your major donors skills onto a new level with the workshop “Raising more money […]

11.04.2019

Procurement Announcement

Fundacja TechSoup invites applications to deliver a logo, brand book and website for the project entitled “Radical Awareness Game Engagement” (RAGE), financed by the European Union within the framework of the Internal Security Fund – Police (grant agreement number 812621). 1. General Information 1.1 Details of the contracting authority Name: Fundacja TechSoup Address: ul. Bracka […]

15.03.2019

TechSoup Europe Develops Digital Literacy Program

TechSoup partners from Europe active in digital literacy education exchange good practices on developing and implementing training programs addressed to the NGO sector. Les Ateliers du Bocage, ILUNION Tecnología y Accesibilidad, Fundraising Verband Austria, Fondacija Mozaik/Masta, Socialtechno, TechSoup Polska and GURT are part of Digital Literacy Framework for the Social Sector. Improvement of the digital literacy […]

12.03.2019

Winners of Meet and Code Award

On the weekend from March, 8 to 10, the time had finally come: More than 700 organisations from all over Europe had applied – 15 made it to the finals. The Meet and Code Coding Initiative awarded the Meet and Code Award for the first time to the most creative ideas for getting children and […]

25.01.2019

V Edition of the Discapnet Awards for Accessible Technologies

The ONCE Foundation for Cooperation and Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities announce the V edition of “The Discapnet Awards for Accessible Technologies”. The aim of the contest is to recognise the best initiatives and actions in the field of technologies applied to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities, as well as companies, entities or organisations that […]

24.01.2019

Watch, Listen, and Learn

Activists and NGOs need to spread the word about their mission, engage new supporters, and fundraise in more ways. Learn with us how to do it! Story of Elena Calistru and her organisation Funky Citizens from Romania proves that the shrinking civic space in CEE is not just a theoretical issue. Activists, who got into their work to fight […]

11.01.2019

Meet and Code Award 2018

We know fifteen finalists of Meet and Code Award 2018! More than 700 events participated in the Meet and Code Award 2018 in three award categories: Kick and Code (annual theme) Meet and Code events that either seek to solve a football related problem with IT or use football as a topic to bring coding […]

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