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Announcement :: Social Welfare : Technology
07 Oct 2004
$750,000 Total Available for Use of Technology to Serve At-Risk Youth and Homeless Populations
October 6, 2004

For Immediate Release

CONTACT: Tara Kumar/CTCNet, 617-354-0825 x13,

(Cambridge, MA) - Program and development staff from Massachusetts community- and faith-based organizations interested in developing, expanding, and enhancing the capacity of community programs that provide technology skills to homeless individuals and/or at-risk youth are encouraged to attend a free teleconference workshop on the Connections for Tomorrow grants program (

Special Grantseeker Teleconference Workshop
Tuesday, October 12, 2004
1:00 pm (Eastern)
Register Online:

Application Due Date: October 15, 2004

Full details, including eligibility requirements and application guidelines, are available online at:
(Alternative formats and more information available upon request)

During 2004-2005, Connections for Tomorrow will provide $750,000 in capacity building and program development grants, technical assistance, and substantial in-kind support to community technology centers and programs. These centers use information and communications technology tools to provide a range of vital services (e.g. health, cultural, educational, and/or social services), directly to individual community members who would otherwise not have access. Eligible programs will have organizational budgets of less than $1 million (or $2 million for those providing overnight shelter).

Roughly 40 grants will be distributed, each valued at up to $21,500 (including $18,500 for proposed activities, $1,500 for professional development, and $1,500 to improve program access for people with disabilities).

Connections for Tomorrow, a collaboration of organizational partners, is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Compassion Capital Fund ( Partners include the Alliance for Technology Access (, Community Technology Centers’ Network (, and TechMission (

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Sounds Good
07 Oct 2004
I hope many come to help the people who need help!