What we do

Our vision is a world where everyone benefits from digital - we want people to be digitally able, equal and safe, so they can be happier, healthier and better off.

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The network We partner with community organisations, creating impact, locally and together as a network.

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National Databank We work with partners to provide free data to people in need.

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National Device Bank We source and refurbish devices to distribute to people in need.

We improve people’s lives, individually and at scale

82% of the people we support are socially excluded

Thousands of organisations are part of our movement in the UK

Over 3.5 million people worldwide have been supported to gain digital skills since 2010

We co-design free online learning resources to help people take their first and further steps online

We're builders. We build networks, we build learning products and we build awareness. The things we build are the platforms we use for raising awareness of the digital divide.

Learn My Way A free platform for digital learning, providing digital skills and increased confidence to those supported by the Digital Inclusion Network.

Good Things Foundation Learning Australia Our Australian online learning platform has specially designed courses and curated free resources to help people improve their digital skills.

We work hard to improve digital capability for all

 

Our campaigns

We're campaigners. People who are digitally excluded people lack a voice and visibility in the modern world, as government services and democracy increasingly move online.

What we're up to

  • We need digital inclusion at the forefront: a visit from Shadow Secretary of State for DSIT Peter Kyle

    19/06/2024 · News

    We need digital inclusion at the forefront: a visit from Shadow Secretary of State for DSIT Peter Kyle

    Our Group CEO, Helen Milner OBE, comments on Labour's pledge to digital inclusion and reflects on Peter Kyle's visit to a Digital Inclusion Hub.

  • Labour party supports digital inclusion

    18/06/2024 · News

    Labour party supports digital inclusion

    We've been calling on the current and future Governments to take digital exclusion seriously. The Labour party has now pledged support to digital inclusion, with plans to collaborate with charities like Good Things Foundation.

  • Mayor Andy Burnham and Helen Milner

    14/06/2024 · News

    National, local, collaborative approach for digital inclusion: a conversation with Mayor Andy Burnham

    In our latest broadcast of Digital Futures for Good, Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham emphasis the critical need for digital inclusivity - stating, “To be a true digital city region, you've got to be a place where everybody is connected, everybody is online, everybody is supported to be in the conversation.”

 

The people behind the movement

We’re deeply invested in our team and in turn, our team make us what we are. Throughout our history we've been a staff-owned non-profit mutual, and were one of the first staff-led charities in the UK. Every member of our team has a say in how Good Things is run.