The City of Seattle awarded grants to four International District organizations from its Technology Matching Fund program. The funds will help groups that are working toward technological equity and closing the digital divide.
The Coalition for Refugees from Burma received $17,750 for expansion of its mobile computer lab program.
The Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation
and Development Authority (SCIDPDA) received $17,970 for a Building Community (Capacity) Through Social Media project.
The Vietnamese Friendship Association received $15,000 for a resource technology center.
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience received $11,910 for its program, Touchstones: A Walking Tour of Rainier Beach.
This year, 23 organizations received $320,000 in grant funds, which they are matching with more than $800,000 in community resources. (end)