Tech for Social Good
Tech for Social Good leverages GitHub’s platform, products, community, and people to strengthen the social sector’s efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Our Key Activities
We answer key questions to help the social sector build better technology solutions and collaborative cultures.
We bring together communities around the SDGs and technology topics that are relevant in the social sector.
Guides and Tools
We create guides, case studies and other resources to help the social sector use and contribute back to open source solutions.
We support community events that promote Tech for Social Good work on the SDGs.
Read our new research report on open source software in India, Kenya, Egypt, and MexicoRead the report
NEW! Activating Developers
Tech for Social Good is collaborating with the social sector to empower 50,000 more GitHub users to contribute to social good projects. As part of this initiative, we have launched an Open Source Community Manager program to support DPGs.Read more about the opportunity
In 2020, Tech for Social Good launched the Skills-Based Volunteering program to help social sector organizations address common challenges they face using GitHub and other tech platforms. Since then, Hubbers have helped more than 15 social sector organizations address these challenges through short-term virtual volunteering projects.Read more on our Insights page
Engagements with the United Nations
From supporting the WHO in their COVID-19 work, to helping launch the first Open Source Programme Office in the United Nations (UN), to strengthening digital public goods, Tech for Social Good has supported more than ten specialized agencies, funds, and programmes of the UN.Watch the WHO OSPO talk
Open Source Research
We have published two research reports on open source software (OSS). Read our latest report on OSS in India, Kenya, Egypt, and Mexico. Our first report on Open Source Software in the Social Sector is on our Insights page.Read the report
Digital Public Goods Open Source Community Manager
Applications are now closed.Read more about the opportunity
Open Source for Good Updates
Tech for Social Good runs the Open Source for Good mailing list.
Stay updated on the latest news at the intersection of open source and social good.
If you would like to learn more about our programming, partner with us, or get in touch, contact our team today.Email GitHub Social Impact