The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists (WCIT) and its Charity (the WCIT Charity) see technology as a force for good. In 2018, the WCIT Charity offered its first ever Charity IT Award of £750,000 to champion the transformative power of IT to help charities have a bigger impact on people’s lives.
The WCIT Charity set out to identify an outstanding charity running a project that uses the innovative nature and power of IT to tackle clearly identified needs of either young people’s education or those contending with disadvantage, disability or social exclusion.
From a strong field of 76 submissions the independent judging panel selected five finalists for the award. Following a detailed due diligence process and the finalists presenting their ideas to the WCIT membership, the judging panel reached a decision: