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Increasing Civil Society Access to Emerging Technology


  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $320,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2008–September 30, 2010
  • Location San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Geographic Focus World

About this grant

This grant will provide CompuMentor with support to: (1) establish an office in Warsaw to better serve countries in Central/Eastern Europe and Russia with its TechSoup social venture, a program through which major technology providers donate information technology to nonprofits and libraries; (2) provide technology guidance and training to help Mott Foundation grantees meet the requirements associated with USA Patriot Act compliance; and (3) extend NetSquared, a program which helps nonprofits use social media effectively for mission advancement globally. CompuMentor is a leading nonprofit technology assistance organization, which aims to increase the ability of civil society organizations globally to access and harness emerging technology tools and resources.