Cambridgeshire Technology Fund

The Cambridgeshire Technology Fund makes small grants to support charitable projects across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough where the application of new technology improves people's lives.

Grants of up to £3,000 are available for innovative, creative projects which link charitable groups with the latest technological innovations in Cambridgeshire. For example, interactivity software for the blind/visually impaired or deaf/HOH, or smart technology to assist the elderly to live more safely at home.

Funded projects

Cam Sight received £2,081 to provide demonstrative digital equipment to help 50 people with vision loss/blindness learn how to use technology which can improve their well-being.

Beat This CIC received £2,499 to to create an interactive and immersive sound, light and music environment using programmable software for the benefit of 300 children and adults with additional needs.

Communication for Blind and Disabled People received £1,000 to help blind and low vision people to find their way around Cambridge (including the clinics at Addenbrookes hospital) using smartphone apps.

Rowan received £2,000 to provide digital equipment to allow 80 student artists with learning disabilities to work more independently.