Organizational Development

Grant Information (U.S. Government)

Grant Information (U.S. Government)

 

Grant Information

Grant Information

 

Christian community computer centers qualify for many grants from foundations and other grant-giving organizations. Because the focus of Christian community computer centers is on addressing the digital divide, they can apply for grants from most foundations and some government agencies, without any modification to program design or the Christian character of the organization. Some tips to help get you started include:

 

Youth Computing Lesson Plans

The following lesson plans, by TechMission and YouthLearn, were especially developed for middle schoolers.

 

YouthLearn Lesson Plans in Technology
Freely available online for teaching youth technology and other skills at: YouthLearn's activities page.

The YouthLearn Guide
A Creative Approach to Working With Youth and Technology” costs $19.95 if you join their E-mail list.

Ticket to Work Voucher Program

Ticket to Work Voucher Program (Dept. of Labor)

 

What is the Ticket to Work Program?

This US Federal program allows any faith-based or community program (Employment Networks) to provide necessary services to individuals entitled to SSI and SSDI benefits based on disability to find, enter and retain employment. Employment Networks can start collecting payments from the Social Security Administration following the very first month a beneficiary gets his paycheck.

Technology in Youth Programs

Technology in Youth Programs

Lesson Plans

  • Youth Learn Lesson Plans in Technology (www.youthlearn.org/learning/activities/)
    • Freely available online for teaching youth technology and other skills
  • The Youth Learn Guide: “A Creative Approach to Working with Youth and Technology”
    • $19.95 if you join their e-mail list
  • AC4 Youth Technology Resources and Lesson Plans

Technology Program Informational Resources

Technology Program Informational Resources

 

There are a large number of organizations and information resources available to those who would like to learn more about community computer centers. These include:

 

Supplemental Educational Services Provider (DoE)

Becoming a Supplemental Educational Services Provider (DoE)

 

What is Supplemental Educational Services (SES)?

Computer Centers in Developing Countries

Computer Centers in Developing Countries

 

TechMission’s AC4 has over 100 members in developing countries. We have found two models that work particularly well for computer centers in developing countries: for-fee Cybercafés and Computer Training Centers.

 

Cybercafés (For-fee Internet Access Centers)

GED Computer-Based Training Resources

GED Computer-Based Training Resources

 

English as a Second Language (ESL) Software

English as a Second Language (ESL) Software

 

ESL and TOEFL Software Providers

 

English Tutor for Windows: $69.00. Contact: (513)792-9555

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