As a result of a computer industry lawsuit settled by the California Attorney General
, approximately $943,000 in two funds
will be awarded to state and local public agencies, in one-time grants ranging from around $50,000 to $200,000 and one to two years in duration.
Projects that will utilize innovative technology or software to improve and modernize operational capabilities of state, local or municipal government will be considered. Examples include (but are not limited to) strengthening access to computers and electronic content for rural libraries; increasing access to and use of broadband by local business or workforce; creating community mapping products and services; or implementing an online citizen forum to engage local populations in infrastructure improvements or crime prevention.
Proposals are due March 15.
An informational webinar has been scheduled for Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. Register
for the webinar online. A recording of the webinar will be available online
after the event.
The grant process will be administered by Harry M. Snyder, Consumer Attorney, Cy Pres Funds
Please contact Laurie True
with DRAM Settlement Administration with questions or to be placed on the email list for updates.