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FY 2002 Awards

state: all states 
year: 2002 
records found: 25 


PatchWorx, Inc.
To create an online network for children who have a critical illness or a serious disability and help them develop coping skills, find information, and become more pro-active patients.
October 1, 2002; San Mateo, CA; $426,000



University of California-Los Angeles
Neighborhood Knowledge California (NKCA) Telecommunication Project: To assemble a wide variety of public and private databases to expand opportunities for home ownership through fair housing and lending research, education, and policy development.
October 1, 2002; Los Angeles, CA; $700,000



Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Support Collaborative
DC Health Care For You: To create a virtual health advocacy center devoted to reducing barriers to health care access.
October 1, 2002; Washington, DC; $327,635



City of Chicago
The Greenhouse Project: To develop a model for reducing radio frequency congestion and increasing interoperability among urban first responders by using broadband wireless technology.
October 1, 2002; Chicago, IL; $396,000



Indiana University
Making Communities SAVI: To use adaptive systems technology to help underserved communities access relevant and understandable data to address quality of life issues.
October 1, 2002; Indianapolis, IN; $504,954



Gulf of Maine Aquarium
Vital Signs: To create a collaborative model for environmental monitoring using wireless, handheld technology to collect and share aquatic information.
October 1, 2002; Portland, ME; $364,911



Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
MassKidCare.Net: To establish a comprehensive digital network for inner city child care providers that offers e-commerce tools and a childcare provider matchmaking capacity.
October 1, 2002; Boston, MA; $705,000



Eastern Michigan University
WebPolis Consortium: To use enhanced Internet technologies to provide greater community involvement in local decision-making for citizens and government officials.
October 1, 2002; Ypsilanti, MI; $241,185



Grace Hill Settlement House
Member Organized Resource Exchange: To help Head Start families acquire the knowledge and skills needed to obtain education and health care.
October 1, 2002; St. Louis, MO; $390,148



Applied Information Management Institute
Nebraska CyberSeed Project: To expand economic development and job creation in an agriculturally-based economy.
October 1, 2002; Omaha, NE; $675,000



Regional Development Corporation
e-Plaza: To develop a web-based collaboration for Northern New Mexico's agricultural community by increasing links between local stakeholders and increasing access to resources.
October 1, 2002; Santa Fe, NM; $360,390



New York University
New York City Housing and Neighborhood Information Systems: To equip local housing organizations and community development corporations with online tools to secure quality, affordable housing more efficiently.
October 1, 2002; New York, NY; $457,000



The Worker's Individualized Support Tool: Using an innovative online tool to help low wage earners migrate to sustained employment.
October 1, 2002; New York, NY; $298,387



North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center, Inc.
Local E-Government Utilization Project (LEG-UP): To develop and deploy online e-government tools in rural, underserved counties and municipal governments in North Carolina.
October 1, 2002; Raleigh, NC; $700,000



Cleveland Housing Network
Bringing Information Technology Home: An interactive technology program that builds capacity for successful home ownership and financial strength among underserved low-income families in Cleveland.
October 1, 2002; Cleveland, OH; $504,000



Ekklesia Development Corporation
Project GILEAD: To develop the nation's first online service linking faith-based human service providers and their clientele in Cincinnati, Ohio.
October 1, 2002; Cincinnati, OH; $510,000



Lane Council of Governments
To create an online tool for local decision-makers that maps the flow of offenders from initial law enforcement contact to release from supervision.
October 1, 2002; Eugene, OR; $391,832



University of Pittsburgh
To develop a gateway that delivers information from any web site, whatever its level of accessibility, to people with vision impairments and other disabilities.
October 1, 2002; Pittsburgh, PA; $490,000



Emery Water Conservancy District
To develop an interactive network to help resolve land use conflicts and improve security and public safety.
October 1, 2002; Castle Dale, UT; $369,600



Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
stART smART: To develop an online community that provides and sustains professional development opportunities in literacy and the performing arts for early childhood educators.
October 1, 2002; Vienna, VA; $705,000



Kalispel Tribe of Indians
To develop broadband digital network technologies to assist Indian tribes in eastern Washington preserve and sustain their shared tribal culture, history, and language.
October 1, 2002; Usk, WA; $505,000



Harrison County Board of Education
Project SAFE (School Action for Emergencies): To give emergency responders access to video images from cameras located inside schools via laptops while en route, as well as onsite, and from a county command center.
October 1, 2002; Clarksburg, WV; $442,000



WV Commission for National and Community Service
ConnectWV Online Volunteer System: To create an Internet-based tool that matches volunteers to local community needs, including disaster response.
October 1, 2002; Charleston, WV; $630,000



PIER Wisconsin
PIER Wisconsin: To develop a digitally networked coalition of organizations serving the public on Great Lakes, freshwater, environmental, and natural resource issues.
October 1, 2002; Milwaukee, WI; $700,000



State of Wisconsin
To promote food safety and disease surveillance by integrating Wisconsin's information systems data into a cohesive system.
October 1, 2002; Madison, WI; $620,000