2001 Technology Matching Fund Projects
IMC Technology Learning Center Project
Seattle Independent Media Center
Grant Award: $26,600
To establish a Technology Learning Center to develop
computer literacy and multi-media skills with a focus on the
constituents of several citywide, grassroots organizations who
have not traditionally had access to technological resources.
Extension of Computer Based Resource Center
Horn of Africa Servies
Grant Award: $25,980
To expand Internet access and multi-lingual computer classess
by installing supplementary hardware and software, increasing
staff hours, and stregthening the lab's capacity to
accommodate 1500 users and meet additional demands for training.
Seattle Community Network Association
Grant Award: $25,000
To assist neighborhood computer labs by offering free
workshops and train-the-trainer classes. Workshops range from navigating e-mail
and the Web, to help small community non-profits put up websites.
Increasing Public Access and Enhancing Services
Wallingford Community Senior Center
Grant Award: $9,249
To improve the capacity of the Center's existing computer lab
so that it can be used more effectively with seniors or others with disabilities
through purchasing adaptive equipment and expanding the lab's hours of operation.
Computer Literacy Program for Seniors
Heritage House at the Market / Providence
Grant Award: $3,584
To establish a small lab for low-income, nursing home eligible
seniors which will be used as part of a program that maches
seniors with high school students and other community
volunteers to teach basic computer, Internet, and e-mail skills.
West Seattle Senior Center Computer Center Upgrade
West Seattle Senior Center
Grant Award: $18,491
Upgrade an existing 11-station computer lab to better meet the
needs of students by upgrading hardware, purchasing new
equipment, and upgrading all class materials for application to
current software versions.
Transitioning with Technology
Grant Award: $18,615
To upgrade existing labs in two transitional and low-income
housing buildings and to develop, and to train individuals in these
locations to use computer and web tools that target their specific needs.
Community Technology Access and Literacy Lab Project
People of Color Against AIDS Network (POCAAN)
Grant Award: $8,065
To improve access to technology and technology training for
communities of color in Seattle by expanding an existing
computer center in Central Seattle.
POCAAN Progress Report
Delridge OnRamp Career and Computer Access Center
Delridge Community Center Advisory Council
Grant Award: $5,500
To enhance the capacity of the existing Delridge OnRamp lab
to provide computer instruction and career assistance by replacing outdated
computer hardware and software and purchasing educational software for children.