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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Dates for Technology Matching Fund grants announced
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
1/31/2014  2:34:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
David Keyes 206-386-9759
Megan Coppersmith  (206) 233-8736


Dates for Technology Matching Fund grants announced
$320,000 in grants offered for technology-related projects

SEATTLE – The City of Seattle today announced dates for the 2014 Technology Matching Fund grant cycle, awarding matching grants of up to $20,000 per project to increase technology literacy or use of technology tools for civic engagement for Seattle residents. The deadline to apply is March 12.

Important dates for grant applicants:

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 6 – 7:30 p.m., free grant workshop
Beacon Hill Library, 2821 Beacon Avenue South, Seattle

March 12, Technology Matching Fund application deadline

The free grant workshop will cover: grant basics, how to apply, grant requirements and what makes a successful application.
The City is encouraging applications for community-based civic engagement projects that build the digital skills of our residents, raise awareness of city resources online and use the internet, social media and/or mobile devices for community engagement and interaction with government.

For more information on the Technology Matching Fund, including history and success stories, visit www.seattle.gov/tech/tmf, email communitytechnology@seattle.gov or call Delia Burke at 206-233-2751.

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