HP Technology for Community Grant Initiative

Posted by on March 3, 2006

[posted from RFP Bulletin]

Information Guide Available for HP Technology for Community Grant Initiative
Deadline: March 22, 2006

The HP (<a href="http://www.hp.com/">http://www.hp.com/</a>) Technology for Community Grant Initiative is designed to provide technology tools to nonprofit organizations to enhance their effectiveness and to support the innovative use of mobile technology. In 2006, HP will award up to a hundred organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico an HP wireless technology package valued at approximately $17,000.

The 2006 HP Technology for Community Grant award includes the following: five HP Notebook PCs; one HP Tablet PC; one HP iPAQ Pocket PC; a wireless ready HP all-in-one printer/scanner/fax/copier; a wireless ready HP digital projector and wireless remote control; a wireless access point; an HP digital camera bundle; a $1,000 stipend; and training to set up a new wireless network.

Eligible applicants must be a nonprofit agency that meets all of the following requirements: operates as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization (government agencies, civic organizations, member agencies, and collaboratives are not eligible); operates programs in one or more of the following areas: health and human services, workforce development, environment, arts and technology, and/or community/economic development; has some experience maintaining a technical infrastructure; and did not receive a grant from HP in 2005.

The HP Technology for Community online application is managed with assistance from TechSoup (<a href="http://www.techsoup.org/">http://www.techsoup.org/</a>). To apply for the grant, an organization must be registered at TechSoup Stock and must complete the qualification form. Applicant organizations are encouraged to register before the grant application period begins.

For more information about the program’s goals and application process, see the HP Technology for Community Grant Initiative information guide at the HP Web site. The application page will be available online starting February 27, 2006.

RFP Link: <a href="http://fconline.fdncenter.org/pnd/10000989/hp/grants">http://fconline.fdncenter.org/pnd/10000989/hp/grants</a>

For additional RFPs in Science and Technology, visit: <a href="http://fdncenter.org/pnd/rfp/cat_science.jhtml">http://fdncenter.org/pnd/rfp/cat_science.jhtml</a>

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