Goodie Hack is an intense and high energy 10 hour event where non-profits with a focus on under-served communities present their top operational problems to an audience of techies (web developers, designers, etc) and non-techies (business professionals, teachers, purpose-driven leaders, and everyday people) who form teams to brain and develop web and mobile apps to solve these problems. The thought is to remove some of the obstacles so these awesome non-profits can help more people.

As a program of Amplify 4 Good, Goodie Hack strives to help raise the basic need averages of under-served communities, relative to education, health & wellness, economic development, safety, and environmental sustainability, around the world up to their respective countries’ national averages. 

What We Do

The stages we cover.

Stage 1: Education

We work with social enterprises on their operational challenges so they can present them in a way which makes it easy for people to understand and solve.

Stage 2: Idea Hacking

Techies and non-techies come together for 10 hours to learn about the organizations’ challenges and to generate ideas on web or mobile apps to solve them.

Stage 3: App Development

After Goodie Hack, each team has 90 days to develop a prototype of their idea and they’ll license it to their assigned social enterprise at no cost. We help guide each team through this process.

Our Impact

Just some of the purpose-driven organizations our attendees have increased capacity for by brainstorming and developing web or mobile apps.


What the attendees are saying.

  • Tracey Jackson (UX Designer | Miami, FL)

    I had an amazing time at Goodie Hack. I appreciated the fact that the participants gave their time to create a solution for non-profits who are in need. That’s what service is all about. I am very much looking forward to the next one.

    - Tracey Jackson (UX Designer | Miami, FL)
  • Travis Stegall (Non-Profit Executive | Atlanta, GA)

    I was totally blown away by the amount and caliber of talent in the room yesterday. As a small social enterprise, the experience was invaluable. Smaller organizations are in such need of what you guys did in order for us to be on an even playing field.

    - Travis Stegall (Non-Profit Executive | Atlanta, GA)
  • Matt Polini (Developer | Atlanta, GA)
    Amazing event yesterday.  Thanks for making that happen and glad we linked up when we did. Very refreshing and inspiring individuals and looking forward to the near future and next events.
    - Matt Polini (Developer | Atlanta, GA)


The latest and greatest from your friends at Goodie Hack.

2 August

We’re Receiving The Urban League of Greater Atlanta Young Professionals Dream Catchers Award

We’re super stoked to announce that our parent organization, Amplify 4 Good, will receive the Urban League of Greater Atlanta Young Professionals Dream Catchers Award for our work with Goodie Hack this year. And they’re holding a super swanky award reception on Friday, August 15th at Nelson Mullins Law Firm complete with complimentary drinks, food, […]

15 July

We’re Bringing Goodie Hack To Miami On August 16 | Looking For Team Members

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It’s time to take the Goodie Hack show on the road. And we’re going to Miami on Saturday, August 16th in collaboration with Code Fever at Lab Miami. Yep, a group of black male teenagers who can code will join the adults on teams to help social enterprises focused on under-served communities. And we’re looking […]

30 June

Join sf35, inNOLAvation, and PowerMoves NOLA in New Orleans for the 2014 Essence Festival

Coming off a successful Goodie Hack (check the write-up in Black Enterprise), we are keeping the momentum going with a VIP Happy Hour following the TechStars/PowerMoves NOLA Pitch Competition on Friday, July 4that Manning’s.  It’s for tech folks, entrepreneurs, and all around awesome people. Everything is complimentary. Admission. Food. And drinks (for the early arrivals). If you’ll be in the […]