Tuesday, October 19, 2010
WinstonNet Gets Second Federal Grant
From the Winston-Salem Journal: WinstonNet Inc. yesterday received its second large federal grant in three months, this time aimed at providing free computer training for some adults in Forsyth County.
WinstonNet is a partnership of local government, academic institutions and the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce. It was started in 2001 to help bridge the technology divide between higher- and lower-income residents by providing free computer labs and tutoring services.
The $1.06 million grant is geared toward the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Connect Your Community program. The program is part of the U.S. Commerce Department’s Broadband Technology Opportunities program.
Read the entire article here.