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01.06.2020

Meet and Code 2020 Returns, Virtually!

Meet and Code – micro-grants for nonprofits to organise coding events for young Europeans return virtually! Meet and Code is possible thanks to strategic partnerships and collaborations with SAP,  Stifter-helfen and Techsoup partners in 35 countries. Our initiative helps accelerate commitments to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and will help take massive strides in conquering […]

12.05.2020

Winners of Meet and Code Awards 2019

Meet and Code 2019 has come to an end with Virtual Awards Ceremony. Lots of inspiring projects and progressive ideas were brought to life within the Meet and Code project. Today we met the best ideas in four categories: Community, Diversity, Girls Do IT!, Code for Planet.   Scheduled to take place in Budapest during the month […]

05.05.2020

How Digital is German Civil Society?

50 % of the German nonprofits see digitalization as a big or very big challenge. Only 14 % of NPOs provide further training for their employees on IT and digitalization topics and 40 % of their staff in IT are volunteers. TechSoup’s partner from Germany – Haus des Stiftens gGmbH has created the report “DIGITAL-REPORT […]

06.01.2020

Empowering Young Generation With Digital Skills

Meet and Code empowers 8 – 24 year olds Europeans with 21st century skills they need to participate in tomorrow’s digital world. Co-created and supported by SAP in partnership with Haus des Stiftens gGmbH and TechSoup Europe network of partners reached 138 000 young Europeans in last 3 years! Mission We support local nonprofits across […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

17.11.2016

Germany: Free know-how for nonprofits

What started in 2012 as a pilot project with online training courses for IT products now counts the 10,000th participant: The free webinars of Stifter-helfen.net – IT for non-profits are targeted specifically at charitable organizations and have developed from a pilot project into a cornerstone of the portal’s know-how offering of its own. Read about […]

25.10.2016

ICT tool for NGOs coming soon

ICT4NGO – ICT Competency Assessment Standard for European NGOs is a new project of TechSoup Europe and its partners. It is dedicated to create an ICT tool for NGOs staff to develop its digital competences. ICT4NGO project contributes to developing digital skills among NGO staff by creating innovative, experimental training program. It will be supported […]

 
 

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