Grant funds are now available for Seattle organizations working to close the digital divide.
The City of Seattle is offering grants to support the growth of a technology-healthy city through the Bill Wright Technology Matching Fund. Grants of up to $20,000 are available from a total fund of $250,000. The application deadline is March 9.
The fund supports projects that reach technology underserved communities to address one or more of the following goals: 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.
The public is invited to attend grant information workshops on Wednesday, Feb 4, at 10:30 a.m. at Jefferson Community Center, located at 3801 Beacon Ave S and on Saturday, Feb. 7, at 10:30 a.m. at Miller Community Center located at 330 19th Ave E.
Learn more about the application process, grant requirements and what makes a successful application. Download grant applications and guidelines at www.seattle.gov/tech or contact Delia Burke at 206-233-2751 or firstname.lastname@example.org.