Give Camp is an opportunity for you to use your technical and creative skills to help local non-profit organizations reach their full potential.
how it works
The Give Camp team carefully choose nonprofit projects submitted to ensure that their scope and scale are appropriate.
Friday, September 15th, representatives from participating nonprofits pitch their ideas. Technical and creative teams form to solve the problem.
Saturday, September 16th & 17th, teams gather in the Allentown neighborhood of Pittsburgh and get to work.
Friday, September 22nd, completed projects are showcased at the Hilltopolis Festival where funders, influencers, and activist will be gathering to celebrate Pittsburgh’s dedicated community of change-makers.
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what you will need
Bring your own laptop and equipment. If you do not have a computer then please let us know and we will try to make some arrangements. Bring a positive attitude and a willingness to collaborate as a team. Bring your phone charger, an empty stomach, and any toiletries that will help you stay comfortable.
what we provided
We’ll provide all the basics like comfortable chairs, desks, and fast WiFi. We’ll feed you and keep you hydrated. We’ll give you a project to work on, introduce you to other creatives and technical professionals.
what should you do
Help us promote both Give Camp and Hilltopolis. It’s easy. Share our calls to action on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Recruit your professional and nonprofit friends. Most importantly, ask your boss to become a sponsor.
become a sponsor
Contributions provide the participants with meals, snacks, rewards, and of course CAFFEINE. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to learn more about our sponsorship opportunities. To date Give Camp has provided assistance to over 40 nonprofits, contributing over $500,000 dollars of service to the region.
I had a blast participating in GiveCamp – it feels great to write code to help a great cause and I got to work with some really smart people too. I’d definitely participate again!
A great way to give back to Pittsburgh’s non-profits while working with people you wouldn’t normally meet.
Givecamp combines the fun of a hackathon with the feel good mission of helping local nonprofits. The event gave me the opportunity to work with knowledgeable people that want to make the Pittsburgh community stronger.