Create Web and Mobile Applications for Awesome Non-Profits

Hackathon for Social Good

Create Web and Mobile Applications for Awesome Non-Profits.

How Does it Work?

Plan, design and build a website or application in less than eight hours. Unnerving, challenging and fast-paced? You bet. A mad adrenaline rush? Of course. And it’s always for a great cause.


What Are People Saying?

Eugenia Gargallo of Inspira’t shares her story from the Barcelona Hackathon for Social Good.


Upcoming Events


Location: JW Marriott Downtown

Bring your design, programming and strategy chops to help the Austin Public Library and and other awesome non-profits. This is our third year at SXSW – join a team of designers, developers, strategists and project managers who want to make a difference! …find out more


Hackathon Schedule

Each hackathon begins with short presentations by educators and non-profit representatives, then participants break up into teams to plan, design and build a website or application in less than eight hours.

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Participating Non-profits

A partial list of non-profits that have benefited from the hackathons:

Action Against Hunger

Banc de Sang

Capital Area Food Bank

Chicago Cares

Cross Stitch Project

Exposure Camp

Dalai Lama Center


Doctors Without Borders

Dress for Success

Friends of Ibba School for Girls

Gene Siskel Film Center

Growing Home

Habitat for Humanity

Hands on Atlanta

Idelsohn Society for the Preservation of Folk Music


My Way Home Dog Rescue

National Military Families Association

New York Cares

Nursing Mothers Coalition

Open Books

Oxfam International


Project Mona

Prom King

Right Rides

The Love Comes

Tot Raval

Tracking Change



Contact Us

Are you a non-profit or can you sponsor or host a hackathon? Email us and include your request below.