Volunteer Hackathons Bring Tech-Savvy People, Nonprofits Together


Hosted by an organization called ReAllocate, a low-profile volunteer hackathon connected techies and nonprofit organizations together to address the income gap, community space projects, and programming.

The weekend-long, all-day, do-good hackathon was run by ReAllocate's four entrepreneurs where data scientists, designers and back-end engineers can work with nonprofits. The event spurred beyond in-person intensives by launching a website to connect skilled volunteers with worthy projects.


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Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.

Federal Programs Related to - Computer & Information Science

Programs that conduct research in the area of science that addresses the study of data and information storage and processing systems including hardware, software, basic design principles, user requirements analysis and related economic and policy issues. Artificial Intelligence; Computer Architecture; Computer Science; Data Processing Technology; Information Sciences; Information Technology; Information Management; Information Science; Parallel Processing; Robotics; Software Engineering; Supercomputers




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