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Grant Writer Request #05142020E.1

Primary Purpose:
We deliver packages to each location, along with detailed manuals to get recipients connected and learning as soon as possible. Each kit comes with essentials tools to ensure the highest quality learning experience. To ensure the safety of our recipients, staff, and volunteers, we follow stringent guidelines, including sanitization and disinfectant measures, as well as wearing gloves and masks at the facilities and during deliveries. The contents of each package are also thoroughly sanitized and disinfected before being boxed up. Internet access is provided through AT&T or Comcast— activations are done by mailers—and ongoing technical assistance is provided by phone.
Programming and Dollar Needs:
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our organization is focusing its immediate attention towards making sure that Michigan households living in poverty have access to computers and the internet. We anticipate that this need will continue to increase due to rising unemployment, social distancing and stay-at-home orders, and the overall economic burden placed on our communities. If awarded, we will provide 40 low-income households with a free personal computer to keep as their own and internet access for up to one year. Recipients range from young children up to seniors. Those who receive a personal computer and internet will be able to connect to social and educational outlets during and after social distancing orders. Each will have the opportunity to explore and discover their full learning potential, increase their digital skills and critical thinking, and enhance their overall knowledge and cognitive development.

Project Description:
The Grant Writer should be ready to begin work on: Immediately
Provide a flat rate for writing and developing each of the following application(s):

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Projects that Improve Lives During the COVID    (View details of this grant here.)

Due: May 17, 2020

Organizational Status:
Our organization is a(n): Non Profit, 501c3
Our company is in existence for: 7 Year(s) 5 Months
We presently provide or will be providing services in the geographic areas of: MI
provide computer and internet service to every child entering school that receives government assistance.
Current Revenue:
Fundraising, donations, grants
Grant History:
We have previously applied for a grant(s).
We have previously received $10,000 in grant funds.
We have a copy of our previously written grant application(s).
We do not have a fundraising packet.
We have an agency mission statement.