Frequenty Asked Questions
Website Weekend is a weekend-long hackathon that brings together nonprofit organizations in need of websites and teams of volunteer web professionals who work together to create those websites.
Volunteers are broken into teams of professionals with complimentary skills - designers, developers, user experience experts, and others collaborate for a weekend to turn out an awesome website project.
Website Weekend was created by Natalie MacLees in 2013 as a way for web professional to use their skills for good.
Developer volunteers have a fun and engaging weekend where they can feel good about the work they've done to help a local nonprofit organization who is doing good in the local community.
You'll find a listing of the upcoming Website Weekend events on our Upcoming Events page.
If you're interested in an event near you, consider being the one to head it up and make it happen. You don't need to be a developer or have any web skills to organize an event. Head over to the Contact page to get in touch and get things started!
We look for non-political, non-religious nonprofit organizations that are doing good in the local community. 501(c)3 status is preferred, but not strictly required.
Each individual Website Weekend event accepts applications from local nonprofit organizations and accepts as many organizations as they can handle. Decisions about which organizations are accepted are at the discretion of the event organizers.
Look for an event near you and dive right in! We'll match your skills with a team and project in need of what you've got to offer.
Absolutely! Each event needs a team of organizers along with volunteers to help out the weekend of the event. Our events wouldn't happen without volunteers who help keep things neat and tidy, pick up and set out food and snacks, fold tshirts, stuff goody bags, write thank you notes to sponsors, etc.