Archives: Grantees

Manchester Community Technologies

The purpose of the CETF grant was to provide partial funding for the Virtual Community Wellness Broadband at Home project. Manchester Community Technologies (MCT) was to: (1) install wireless networks and connecting residential units at two senior citizen housing complexes of 100 units; (2) provide […]

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator

Under the leadership of the Offices of the Los Angeles Mayor and City Council, the City of Los Angeles implemented the OurCycle LA Program, which was expected to: (1) Refurbish a minimum of 2,500 computing devices out of approximately 10,000 salvage computers; (2) Provide Digital […]

Korean Churches for Community Development

Korean Churches for Community Development (KCCD) was responsible for providing Digital Literacy classes to 1,700 participants with the ultimate goal of facilitating 833 first-time Internet subscribers to high-speed Internet at home. Digital Literacy training was expected to be offered to parents of students attending Title […]

Kids Progress Inc.

The Smart Housing Pilot Partnership (SHPP), formed by the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), Kids Progress Inc. (HACLA’s non-profit organization), the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF), the Southeast Community Development Corporation (SCDC), and Reliatech worked together to implement a comprehensive technology […]

Jewish Vocational Services of Los Angeles

Jewish Vocational Services of Los Angeles (JVS) Veterans First Vets in Tech project recruits unemployed and underemployed U.S. military veterans and their family members for career opportunities using information and communication technology skills. Working in partnership with local community colleges, specialized post-secondary schools and employers, […]

Eden Housing

Eden Housing is not only one of the oldest, but stands out as one of the most productive, successful and fastest growing nonprofit affordable housing developers in California. Eden Housing has developed and acquired more than 10,000 residential units and 73,000 square feet of commercial […]

Community Centers Inc.

Community Centers, Inc. (CCI) was responsible to train a minimum of 1,500 South Los Angeles community residents in basic Digital Literacy and facilitate 833 first-time high-speed Internet subscriptions at home. Our organization sought to enlighten the community about technology, Internet, computer availability, affordability, and usage. […]

Abled-Disabled Advocacy

A-DA’s project was designed to fully address the 5 A’s identified by the CETF as obstacles to broadband adoption – Access, Applications, Affordability, Accessibility and Assistance. Furthermore, we proposed to add a sixth A for “Accountability” by including employment as an outcome and the optimal […]

California State University, Fresno Foundation

Our project facilitated household broadband adoption among primarily rural underserved populations in the target 8-county (Fresno, Kern, Kings, Merced, Madera, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Tulare) region of the San Joaquin Valley with the majority being served in Fresno, Tulare, Merced and Stanislaus. The goal was, […]

Fresno Housing Authority

Fresno Housing planned to connect 161 households by July 2016. This number represented approximately 40% of the combined number of units at Parc Grove Commons (215 units), Parc Grove Northwest (148 units), and Viking Village (40 units). We are happy to report that we have […]