Bridge Over Digital Divide, Inc.

Our mission is to be the pre-eminent supplier of educational technology products and services to urban community students, parents and schools. It is Bridge Over Digital Divide's goal to provide computer, financial, health and job search literacy training along with an application software loaded personal computer to students and families in typically underserved communities in Southern California.

Bridge Over Digital Divide, Inc.

http://www.bodd.org
9800 South La Cienega Blvd.
Suite 200-15
Inglewood
90301-4440

Contacts:
Jan Vanderpool
310.305.1100

Who We Serve

Ethnicities: Decline
Languages: English, Spanish
Genders: Male, Female
Incomes:
  • Don't Know/Decline (HUD Definition)
Ages:
  • 5 to 11 (k-5)
  • 11 to 14 (6-8)
  • 15 to 17 (9-12)
  • 18 to 24 (18-29 Pew)
  • 25 to 34 (30-49 Pew)
Education Level:
  • Less than High School
  • High School Graduate
  • Some College
  • College Graduate
  • College ++
Urban: Yes

Who We Are

Program Launch Date:December 31, 1969 - 17:33
Date Founded:December 31, 1969 - 17:33
Goals:Community Technology Center (CTC), Education, Workforce Training
People Served:500
Staff:0 - 15
Staff and Volunteers Involved:5
Annual Budget:$500,000 - $1.5 million
Percent of Total Funding:
Government:10%
Foundations:10%
Individuals:60%
Earned Income:20%

What the Project Does

Objectives

Increased computer literacy Increased in-home computer access

Strategies

Outreach through schools, community centers, churches, senior centers

Accessibility Plan

BODD provides computer literacy training and access to fully configured computers and reduced rate broadband Internet access

How We Measure Success

Metrics for Evaluation Progress:

Increase in the number of successful training program graduates and in-home computer placements

How long it takes to secure results:

Three months