“The objective of the Sector 3.0 Polish-American Freedom Foundation Award is to reward good practices in new technologies application to social work. PAFF believes that ICT have an impact on both effectiveness of an organization functioning, and its ability to reach objectives in a changing world. We want to honor those who are not scared to experiment,” Radosław Jasiński, PAFF Program Director says.
“New technologies offer a huge potential to NGOs. Wanting to carry out our mission of helping children as good as possible, we do our best to use these technologies in educational initiatives, social campaigns, for internal communication and for direct assistance offered to children, available also online. And we have seen that it works. Nevertheless, the Sector 3.0 Polish-American Freedom Foundation Award was a big surprise to us, and even bigger honor, as we know that there are plenty of organizations in Poland which use new technologies in innovative way. I would like to encourage all these organizations to submit their competition application and I wait anxiously for this-year’s finals,” Łukasz Wojtasik of Nobody’s Children Foundation, the winner of the Award in 2017 says.
Applications evaluation criteria:
- Scope and effects of actions aimed at popularization of new ICT in NGO environment;
- Experience and achievements in creating, developing, adapting or studying ICT solutions in NGO environment;
- Practical benefits for NGOs of their to-date activity in the ICT area;
- Innovative and practical use of information and communications technologies in the organization functioning and pursuing its statutory goals.
The winner will be selected by the Competition Committee. Announcement of the winner will take place on the first day of this year’s round of Sector 3.0 Festival. The best projects will be presented on technologie.ngo.pl.
Organizations interested in submitting their candidature shall read the Competition Rules and Regulations and fill in the relevant form. The applications will be accepted by May 8, 23:59hrs.
The prize is a part of the PAFF “Sector 3.0” Program managed by the Information Society Development Foundation.
Contact person: Filip Żyro, the Information Society Development Foundation