Microsoft #BuildFor2030 Hackathon - Registration open!

Impact starts with bringing solutions to market. Through the Microsoft #BuildFor2030 Initiative we seek to drive innovation and collective impact together with partners in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.



Join us at the Microsoft #BuildFor2030 Hackathon

We’re excited to share the launch of the first Microsoft #BuildFor2030 Hackathon, open to Microsoft partners around the world!  Why participate?

  • Compete for a chance to win a total of $50,000 in cash prizes, technical and Go-To-Market benefits.
  • Differentiate your organization and capture inclusive market opportunity
  • Skill up at live workshops on topics like Responsible AI, Coding for Accessibility, Microsoft Sustainability Calculator, changemaking and more.

Join us to reframe challenges as technology opportunities and build solutions aligned with the following themes and challenge statements:

  • Gender equality: Enable technology that creates equal participation and equitable economic access and opportunities at all levels in work and life for women and girls.  
  • Climate action and sustainability: Build new solutions to help customers and industries across the globe transition to a net-zero carbon future.
  • Digital inclusion and accessibility: Create accessible technology devices and applications with inclusive design for more than 1 billion people living with disabilities.
  • Enabling the nonprofit sector: Develop solutions to enable the nonprofit sector to achieve scalable and measurable mission impact.  
  • Empowering communities: Reimagine solutions that strengthen our institutions, build resilient infrastructure and create equitable access to health, education and social services.

Join the #BuildFor2030 Hackathon community and learn more today


Registration is open and final entries are due November 22, 11:59 PM Pacific time zone.  


The Microsoft #BuildFor2030 Hackathon entry submission deadline has been extended. This will allow partners additional time to submit entries.

Final entries are due November 22, 2021 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.

For more information about the deadline extension, read the official announcement on the Microsoft Partner Blog.


Don't miss the skilling opportunities at the Microsoft #BuildFor2030 Hackathon


Attend scheduled live events and chats. They are now available on-demand on Microsoft Partner Network - YouTube: 

Join the #BuildFor2030 Hackathon community to access upcoming events and learn more today