Category: Urban

Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin

Providing job training, computer technician training, and career placement assistance to 282 disadvantaged adults and will distribute 1,800 refurbished computers to low income individuals in the Bay Area. This project was made possible with generous funding from the National Telecommunications and Information Agency (NTIA) within […]

EmpowerNet California

Assisting community organizations in the development of highly successful career training programs in the information technology field for adults lifting themselves out of poverty. EmpowerNet is leading a collaborative of organizations and helping them launch IT training and job placement programs. This project was made […]

El Concilio of San Mateo County

This Grant enables El Concilio of San Mateo County (El Concilio) to build institutional support for promoting information about affordable home Internet offers. The $60,000 grant, awarded in February 2018, is to fund the work to establish 40 agreements with public institutions. El Concilio is […]

Dewey Square Group

Dewey Square Group (DSG) has a faith-based outreach strategy using a combination of text messages and trusted messengers from congregations throughout California. DSG helped produce a Resource Map -a directory of places that provide free Internet access and computer and digital literacy courses. DSG will […]

Computers for Youth

Improving the home learning environment of 4,000 low-income middle-school students and their families by providing them with a home computer, top-notch educational software in core subject areas, Internet access, tech support and family workshops designed to increase parents’ confidence as learning partners for their children. […]

Community Development Technologies Center

Closing the Digital and Economic Divide in South Los Angeles by touching the lives of over 3,000 middle and high school youth and adults through ICT career exploration, education and training, and increased adoption of broadband technologies; paid work experience will be provided to over […]

Community Christian College

Through a regional collaborative, Community Christian College trained out-of-work high risk young people in obtaining technology career skills preparation, academic readiness, and life skills training.


Creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment. Offering Digital Literacy and job skills training to 900 homeless and low-income individuals and placing 630 of them in jobs. This project was […]

Chicana/Latina Foundation

Chicana/Latina Foundation recruits young leaders as broadband ambassadors to reach into underperforming schools and homes of the students to help families adopt broadband. The project is educating over 5,000 residents and helping 1,320 subscribe to broadband. This project was made possible with generous funding from […]

Centro Latino de Educacion Popular

Launched a literacy campaign that is mobilizing and training 2,000 literate Spanish speakers to help their non-literate friends and family aid members learn to read and write using web-based technology. Progress to Date: Trained 98 participants (tutors and students) to use LEAMOS. Trained 16 educators […]