Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Seattle Channel: Grant funds now available to bridge the digital divide!

From Take 21, Seattle Channel News and Views:

Note the workshop in Delridge tomorrow.

Grant funds now available to bridge the digital divide!

The City of Seattle Department of Information Technology is now accepting applications for the Bill Wright Technology Matching Fund. Grants of up to $20,000 are available from a total fund of $300,000. The deadline is Monday, March 8 at 5:00pm.

The Technology Matching Fund provides funds for digital inclusion projects located in Seattle, serving Seattle residents. The goals of the fund are 1) to increase technology literacy and access; 2) to provide residents with access to computers, the Internet and other information technology; and 3) to increase residents’ use of technology for community problem solving, civic engagement and community building.

You are invited to attend an upcoming information session to learn more about the application process, grant requirements, and what makes a successful application Interpretation services will be provided for you upon request.

Grant Information Sessions:

Wednesday, Feb 3rd
Delridge Community Center
4501 Delridge Way
SW 98106
10:30am – 12:00pm

Saturday, Feb 6th
Miller Community
330 19th Ave. E 98112
10:30am – 12:00pm

Download grant applications and guidelines at www.seattle.gov/tech/ or contact Delia
Burke at 206-233-2751 or delia.burke@seattle.gov for more

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