Hacking 4 Community focuses on the intersection between software and the nonprofit sector. Participants will have a chance to use their mobile app development and web development skills for social impact by addressing an array of issues faced by sample nonprofits, which can be addressed through technology. Our hackathon is geared towards high school and college students. 

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Prizes

$41,093 in prizes

Social Media Giveaway (1)

The winner of the Instagram giveaway (first round). They will be getting a Fire Tablet.

Raffle (2)

Giveaway for the raffles (given a raffle ticket every workshop/panel attended) - Bluetooth speaker

Grand Prize Winner (3)

For the best out of all the categories. A LG monitor. (Number will be given out based on the number of people per team) Along with free swag and a free domain!

Best in Design (4)

Winner in the best category for design will win a VR Headset.

Best in App Development (4)

Winner in the best category for app development will win a VR Headset.

Best in Web Development (4)

Winner in the best category for web development will win a VR Headset.

Best in Social Impact/Innovation (4)

Winner in the best category for social impact/innovation will win a VR Headset.

Best in Design (2nd Place) (4)

Portable charger. This is the winner's second prize along with the free swag and a free domain!

Best in App Development (2nd Place) (4)

Portable charger. This is the winner's second prize along with the free swag and a free domain!

Best in Web Development (2nd Place) (4)

Portable charger. This is the winner's second prize along with the free swag.

Best in Social Impact/Innovation (2nd Place) (4)

Portable charger. This is the winner's second prize along with the free swag.

Sketch Prize (2)

The winner of the Sketch competition! Sketch Licenses!

Best in App Development (3rd Place) (5)

A year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro.

Best in Web Development (3rd Place) (5)

A year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro.

Best in Design (3rd Place) (5)

A year of Wolfram|One Personal Edition plus a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Pro.

Wolfram|One ALL the participants for thirty days! (328)

Access to Wolfram|One for ALL participants for thirty days. Wolfram|One includes both Desktop and Cloud access, full access to the Wolfram Language and Knowledgebase, FreeCDF Deployment, 5000 Wolfram|Alpha API calls, 5000 Cloud Credits, 2 installations per user and 2 GB of Cloud Storage.

ReplIt Hacker Plan for ALL participants! (328)

1 free month of Replit hacker plan for all attendees!

Figma Professional (328)

Figma Professional plan for free for 6 months

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Julia Fernandez

Julia Fernandez
Product Design Intern @ Facebook Reality Labs | Co-Founder @ Students of UXD

Marco Siu

Marco Siu
Full Stack Developer @ Aurora Technology Development

Dmytro Budym

Dmytro Budym
Software Development Engineer in Test

Ali Zhagparov

Ali Zhagparov
Software Engineer

Siarhei Yakushevich

Siarhei Yakushevich
Senior iOS Developer

Maria Sitkovets

Maria Sitkovets
Data Eng @ Shopify | Software Engineering @ Twitch

Judging Criteria

  • Best Design
    This criteria considers the effective and aesthetic use of UI/UX design principles.
  • Best Website Development
    This criteria considers the overall highest-quality website in terms of functionality, user experience, security, content, and visual presentation.
  • Best App Development
    This criteria considers the overall highest-quality application in terms of functionality, user experience, security, content, and visual presentation.
  • Sketch Competition- Best Use of Sketch in Design
    This criteria is an independent evaluation of the best use of Sketch software in the creation of a design submission.
  • Best Idea/ Social Impact
    This criteria evaluates the best submission in terms of creativity, innovation, and the extent to which the idea behind the product would serve useful to global nonprofit organizations.
  • Grand Prize Winner
    This criteria is a holistic evaluation of the submission, which will be rated on creativity, social impact, functionality, security, and design components of the product.

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