San Jose Grant Opportunities

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Mayor Sam Liccardo and the City of San José, and the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) invite all nonprofits, public agencies, and educational institutions serving San José residents to apply for a Digital Inclusion Grant and to join us in our mission to close the Digital Divide in San José!

This year, up to $1M will be granted to community organizations that propose programs to advance digital equity in San José by providing devices, Internet access, and digital literacy skills. Over the next ten years, up to $24M will be distributed.

  • The application opens October 1, 2019 and closes November 15, 2019 at 5pm PST.
  • CETF will conduct 3 workshops to assist prospective grantees in preparing successful applications.
  • Linked for you information are:
  1. Grant Invitation and Application
  2. Work Plan and Budget Worksheets
  3. City of San José Mayor Sam Liccardo's Letter to Civic Leaders and Community Service Organization

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Digital Inclusion Partnership Program Director, Charlene Tatis, at