Chronicle of Philanthropy mentions Michael’s winning hack

The top award went to a website called, a service that lets people attach a fund-raising appeal to their e-mail signature.

Michael Nutt, the creator of DonorSig and co-founder of the company Movable Ink, said he became involved with Hacking Education when a friend invited him to a 10-hour “hackathon” organized by DonorsChoose in New York City.

“Developers are clearly interested in donating their time to good causes, and it’s just a matter of making it easy to contribute and coordinating events,” said Mr. Nutt in an e-mail. “Also, having Stephen Colbert award the trophy doesn’t hurt.”