V3 is on the lookout for the Business Computing Heroes of 2011, to celebrate a company that has contributed IT services to the community or been involved in a non-profit technology project.
The award is part of V3 sister title Computeractive's Home Computing Heroes campaign, which will celebrate the people who have made a difference in their community by helping to open up the benefits of computers and the internet to friends, relatives and neighbours.
But many IT businesses also make a significant contribution to their community so, alongside the hunt for the Home Computing Hero of 2011, we are also going to present an award to the business that has made a hero of itself.
Readers are welcome to nominate any local or national business that they feel has made a meaningful contribution to local people. This could be by running education days, loaning or donating equipment, or any activity that helps people take advantage of the latest technology advances.
Businesses may also nominate themselves for specific projects.
How to enter or nominate a company
Entries and nominations can be submitted by email to [email protected].
Your story should explain how the company has helped those in your community, and how this has made a difference to their lives.
If you are nominating your own organisation, please provide a summary of any projects you think are relevant, providing details on how your organisation has made a difference to computing use in a local community.
Try to keep within 300 words, and feel free to send images or other supporting documents. We will feature some of the best case studies on the V3 site and in Computeractive, and the winner will be announced in early December.
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