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General Purposes

NPower Michigan

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2005–December 31, 2005
  • Location Detroit, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Michigan

About this grant

This grant will enable NPower Michigan – an affiliate of the NPower national network based in Seattle – to help nonprofits use technology to provide better services to their communities.Funding will support activities that include offering technology assessments and planning, hands-on assistance, skill-building classes, technology libraries, and other educational resources and training; working with the national office to initiate service delivery models for communities of color; and building a network of organizations to share practices, nonprofit applications, and full-range of service and technology information.During the past year, NPower Michigan contracted services with more than 250 organizations; hosted two e-philanthropy days; and distributed its quarterly newsletter to more than 3,000 organizations and 5,000 individuals.