TAP receives 2-year grant from East Tennessee Foundation
TVCUC Technology Access Program (TAP) has been the recipient of a $5,000 two-year continuation grant from the Youth Endowment of East Tennessee Foundation (ETF). The initial grant award of $2,500 will be for the period of Juhe 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013 and the grant will be continued in the same amount for the period of June 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014. For more information about the East Tennessee Foundation, click on the following link. http://www.easttennesseefoundation.org
The volunteers of TAP are appreciatrive of the support for the on-going project which addresses the lack of home computer access by disadvantaged students in East Tennessee. Grant funds may be used to support the purchase of needed components to refurbish donated computers. Qualified recipients are given free home computer systems that are ready to be plugged in and used. Up-to-date Microsoft software, sound cards, a re-writeable CD drive, speakers, power supplies, Internet capability, a mouse/keyboard, a printer...and even a ream of paper are provided so the new owner(s) can begin using the computer right away.
Thank you to the Youth Endowment Grant Committee for recognizing the value of TVCUC's Technology Access Program.