Center to Bridge the Digital Divide

WSU Seeks Grant Proposals for Community Technology Programs

SEATTLE, Wash. – Washington State University Extension outlined details Wednesday of a $350,000 grant program and invited grant proposals for community technology projects at the statewide community technology meeting hosted by the Communities Connect Network. “This is the only dedicated technology grant program in the state right now,” said Matthew Mitchell, of Extension’s Center to […]

WSU Extension Wins $12 Million Grant

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University Extension’s Center to Bridge the Digital Divide has won a five-year, $12 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development to help rebuild higher education in war-torn Afghanistan. Maria Beebe, director of CBDD’s global initiatives, began working with USAID in April 2005 on the Afghan eQuality Alliances project. […]

Bank of America Joins e-Work Partnership

PULLMAN, Wash. — The Bank of America is the latest member of a partnership led by Washington State University working to create information-based jobs in rural Washington. The bank joins WSU’s Center to Bridge the Digital Divide, the U.S. Economic Development Administration, the Washington State Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development, Stone Soup, CenturyTel […]

WSU to Administer Gates Foundation’s Community Tech. Program

SEATTLE, Wash. — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced today that Washington State University Extension’s Center to Bridge the Digital Divide will now administer its Community Access to Technology program. Transfer of the program will provide long-term sustainability for community technology initiatives in Washington and create a statewide network of community technology organizations. The […]