Good Things Foundation has a lot to share on all things digital inclusion, technology for social good and community learning.
Replay: Be Connected Social Impact
On 31 March 2021, we hosted a webinar with Associate Professor Anthony McCosker about the evaluation of the Be Connected program.
Media release: Be Connected impact
We welcome a recent social impact report by Swinburne University of Technology, which finds that the Be Connected program, delivered by Good Things Foundation, created a social return on investment of $4.01 for every $1 invested.
Be Connected Network partners WEA Illawarra recently held a cooking demonstration as an activity for their Be Connected Community Engagement grant.
Loan devices to those in need
Grafton Library's digital devices program is helping their community stay connected while in-person support is limited.
Good Things Foundation Australia 2019/20 Annual Report
This year has shown more than ever how important it is for everyone in Australia to be digitally included.
Good Things Foundation welcomes Budget announcement, still more work to do
We welcome the 2020 Federal Budget announcement that the Be Connected program has been extended for 3 more years.
Connecting spiritually through tech
Be Connected has enabled Inderjit to connect with Gurbani (Sikh prayers) websites to educate himself and connect spiritually.
26 new Capacity Builders announced
This round of grants saw over $1million in funding awarded to community organisations, leading to the training of 1,840 digital mentors.
A growing digital skills program
Since joining Be Connected, STAR Community Services has supported nearly 300 elderly participants to learn digital skills.
Combatting isolation with tech
Cire Services is loaning internet-connected tablets to their community members to help them virtually combat isolation.
Finding a lifeline in technology
Pottsville Beach NC received a Digital Devices grant and one of their learners, Lyn, has submitted the following testimonial.
Removing the fear of technology
This retirement village is helping its residents gain the confidence to use technology in their everyday lives.