#SVGives: 10 for 10 Brings Bookshare to More Readers

UPDATE: Thank you to the generous donors who helped us reach our goal of $10K to bring Bookshare to more readers! Small gifts, big impact. Last year, in just one day, over $8 million dollars was raised for Bay Area nonprofits through Silicon Valley Gives, a community-wide day of giving hosted by the Silicon Valley […]

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Honors Betsy Beaumon

Benetech President Betsy Beaumon to receive 2016 Community Service Award at annual gala Betsy Beaumon, Benetech President, will receive the 2016 Community Service Award, given by Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc., a Connecticut-based nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the parents of children with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders via its educational programs. Jane […]

Benetech Receives Google Impact Challenge Award to Expand Bookshare’s Global Reach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – CONTACT US Palo Alto, California, April 12, 2016— Benetech is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Google.org as one of twenty-nine nonprofits to receive funding to increase access to opportunity and independence for hundreds of millions living with disabilities around the world. Launched in May of 2015, the […]

Benetech’s President has a Call to Action for Inclusion

Catherine Cheney, who covers the west coast global development community for Devex, recently spoke with Benetech president Betsy Beaumon about Benetech’s mission to leverage technology in order to develop solutions for people with unmet needs.

Advancing Literacy Outcomes for Children with Disabilities in India: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Benetech is proud to join the international community and our partners in observance of International Day of Persons with Disabilities to promote awareness and mobilize support for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society and development. This year’s theme, “Inclusion Matters,” focuses on access and empowerment for people with disabilities. As a nonprofit whose […]