Big projects, big ideas

We’ve funded some amazing young people to bring their ideas to life using digital for social good.

We encourage young people to harness digital to helping their community, the environment or wider society.

Below are a few examples of the projects we have funded. Read stories and thoughts from some of our project leaders, learn what they are passionate about and what change they want to see.

While you're here, check out our brand new programme which has just launched, The Environment Now.

The Environment Now is an exciting new funding programme that aims to create digital solutions to environmental issues.

  • Ben Carlin
    My first project involves 3D capturing a music performance and placing the musicians alongside their instruments in a 3D map (computer game like environment), which will be viewed and accessed by the users/audience via a virtual reality headset.
  • Joachim Horn

    To create a software that helps teaching people how to use electronics and coding in an easy way It will teach people how to use electronics Giving a simple platform for people to use the technology around them and create their own products, cheaper and in a shorter time than it would take them to go to the shop to buy it. Adding features on the hardware prototypes.

  • Chloe Hine
    Using muic/lyrics and rap to show teenagers being bullied and alternative way to deal with the situation rather than hurting themselves or getting into trouble It gives people a chance to do something they dreamed of to write and record a song to give them something good to focus on to make them happy Using muic/lyrics and rap to show teenagers being bullied and alternative way to deal with the si
  • Anne-Marie Imafidon

    To create a week-long conference to help girls into STEM careers Not enough women go intro the industry, and consequently the UK is losing out. To create a week-long conference to help girls into STEM careers being new, making Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths exciting, and by giving girls more knowledgeable in thinking about their careers. The venue

  • Saeed Atcha
    to create a magazine made by young people of Bolton, for young people of Bolton. It will provide an opportunity for young people to express their views. In Bolton there aren't many opportunities for teens to be involved with media. Many young people want to get involved which is why I think creating a magazine by teens is great!
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