the 2003-2004 "Connections for Tomorrow" (C4T) California
Application deadline: December 17, 2003
by Anne Neville
The 2003-2004 C4T California Grants Program will provide grants
consisting of a cash award, technical assistance, and substantial
in-kind support to start-up, expand, and improve community technology
programs at organizations that serve at-risk youth or homeless populations.
The services provided through the California Grants Program will
facilitate each program's ability to better provide community technology-based
services. Small and medium-sized community and faith-based organizations
are eligible and encouraged to apply for this opportunity.
A community technology center or program is a community service,
social action, and/or educational facility utilizing computers,the
Internet and other information technology tools to provide a range
of vital services, including health and social services, basic education,
lifelong learning, workforce training, cultural enrichment, community
media production, and computer recycling.
For more information please refer to:
Two Grant Opportunities Are Available In California:
· Program Development Grants: Enhancing technology skills
of homeless individuals and families by supporting the start-up
or expansion of community technology programs within homeless serving
organizations. (15 grants with a value of up to $23,000)
· Capacity Building Grants: Supporting the capacity building
of existing community technology programs serving at-risk youth
and/or homeless individuals. (25 grants with a value of up to
More information about both grant opportunities can be found at:
Grantseekers workshops will be held throughout California November
17-21. Please check the website for dates, times, locations, and
Connections For Tomorrow (C4T) is a collaboration of organizational
partners funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The partners include:
·Alliance for Technology Access (ATA) www.ataccess.org
·Association of Christian Community Computer Centers
·Community Technology Centers' Network (CTCNet) www.ctcnet.org
·Illinois Community Technology Consortium www.ilctc.org
Please Note: Hard copies and alternative formats of the C4T Grant
Applications are available on request. Please visit www2.ctcnet.org/c4t
for contact information.
Anne Neville is California
Project Coordinator for Community Technology Centers' Network (CTCNet).
She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.