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UK 2014

10 projects to make
a better world, faster

About the challenge

The Google Impact Challenge supports UK charities using technology to tackle problems and transform lives around the world. Charities shared their ideas and we asked you to vote for your favourites from our top ten.

The top four winners, including the people's choice project and three projects selected by our panel of judges, received £500,000. The additional six finalists received £200,000.

All ten charities are also recieving support from and Nesta to make their vision a reality.

Supported by Nesta

Meet the judges

  • Jimmy Wales

    Founder, Wikipedia and Wikimedia Foundation

  • Emma Freud

    Broadcaster and Director, Comic Relief

  • Peter Jones CBE

    Dragon and Entrepreneur

  • Jacquelline Fuller


  • Matt Brittin

    Vice President, Google in Northern and Central Europe

  • Helen Goulden

    Executive Director, Nesta Innovation Lab