A resource for listing things where we developers can use our coding skills for the greater good! If you have any ideas on organisations or things to add to the list, get hold of me over at http://www.olakarlsson.com or create a pull request :)
Global / International
GitHub site at http://github.com/htbox with publically visible projects which at the moment that anyone can contribute to. There are more projects coming and they are activly looking for people to lead projects, so if interested contact them!
From their Website:
We bring good people & good causes together Find a cause that lights you up. Get in touch with a nonprofit that needs you.
They have a option where you can list either local or virtual opportunities and once in there you can drill into CAUSE AREAS and select Computers & Technology as your area. http://www.volunteermatch.org/search/virtual
Similar to Volunteermatch, you can search for opportunities to help either locally or remotely. If you for example search for developer with the "Remote results only (worldwide)" option selected, you get a great long list of opportunities where you can help!
Geeks Without Bounds
Mozilla Webmaker creates software, projects and events that promote web literacy through making and sharing. We’re an open source project powered by makers, mentors and community leaders. We’d love you to get involved. Ways to contribute https://webmaker.org/getinvolved Contribute code (OSS) https://support.mozilla.org/sv/kb/contribute-webmaker-code
I Am The Cavalry
"The Cavalry is a grassroots organization that is focused on issues where computer security intersect public safety and human life." https://www.iamthecavalry.org/get-involved/
Random Hacks of Kindeness
http://givecamp.org/ Mostly in the USA, site also lists a couple UK givecamps. However the main site and many of the ones linked seems out of date and no longer being kept up to date.
Help by adding some helpful programs for others to learn from at the Khan Academy website https://www.khanacademy.org/
Build something educational
For your next hobby project, conside building a educational app/game like Get Water which educates in a fun way about water scarsity.
Register as a Sahana Service Provider. "We foresee that opportunities will be mostly part-time and short-term (~2-3 months), with limited opportunities for full-time/short-term and possibly one or two longer term (up to one year) positions. Otherwise, most positions will be staffed virtually/remotely with work done from home office/residences with no travel required. Clear demonstrated experience working independently, virtually and remotely with minimal direct supervision is required."
Geek Girl Meetups (Swedish)
Malmö - http://malmo.coderdojo.se/
Lund - http://lund.coderdojo.se/
Stockholm - http://coderdojostockholm.se/
Norrköping - http://coderdojonkpg.se/
Code For Germany
ePF is one of the most important organizations acting upon open and transparent authorities as well as civil engagement. We want Poles to take advantage of their rights and engage in enhancing their country. http://epf.org.pl/eng
Code For Poland
###Code For Ireland http://codeforireland.com/
Code For Croatia
Code For ....
Started with Code For America? http://www.codeforamerica.org/about/
Spreading, now in many more countries, the Brigade http://www.codeforamerica.org/brigade/
THE CIVIC TECH ISSUE FINDER http://www.codeforamerica.org/geeks/civicissues
Links and resources to be sorted and checked
NTEN - The Nonprofit Technology Network
NTEN: Where the Nonprofit Technology Community Meets http://www.nten.org/
BRIDGING THE OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE, NONPROFIT AND CORPORATE TECH COMMUNITIES, SOCIALCODING4GOOD CONNECTS SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONALS WITH OPPORTUNITIES TO VOLUNTEER THEIR TIME AND TECHNICAL TALENT TO ORGANIZATIONS CREATING TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS FOR SOCIAL GOOD.