FYI from the RML: Toshiba Computer Equipment Grants
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Tue Feb 25 11:33:24 PST 2003
You might want to pass this information on to eligible organizations in
your community. Then you can apply for outreach funding from the RML to
teach the staff how to find health information on the Web.
The Beaumont Foundation of America <http://www.bmtfoundation.com/> is
accepting applications for grants that will, over a five-year period,
provide $350 million worth of Toshiba computer equipment to traditionally
underserved schools, community organizations and individuals for free.
In 2003, grants will be given to eligible applicants in the following 22
U.S. commonwealths, states and territories: Alabama, Alaska, California,
Colorado, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas,
Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota,
Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and
Wyoming. Grant cycles for 2004 and 2006 will serve the remaining 29
eligible U.S. regions.
Grants fall into the following three categories:
*Community Grants-501*(c) 3 organizations or government agencies that
serve citizens at or below the poverty level as defined by *U.S. Census
Bureau thresholds.* <http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/02poverty.htm>
*Education Grants*-K-12 public, private, parochial or charter schools,
where a minimum 50 percent of students qualify for the *National School
and where staff members are dedicated to promoting technology-based
*Individual Grants*-Individuals living at or below the poverty level as
defined by *U.S. Census Bureau thresholds
<http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/02poverty.htm>* are eligible to apply.
Grant applications can be found on Beaumont's web site along with
eligibility criteria, grant guidelines, instructions for completing
application process and other helpful information.
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