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10 Tampa Bay Nonprofits Move on to Final Round, Vie for $35,000 Technology Grant

by K Logan | Mar 06, 2015

Final round of voting runs March 16-31, 2015

Tampa, FL – 10 of Tampa Bay’s most recognized nonprofit organizations have successfully moved on to the second round of voting, triumphing over 98 other nonprofits in the area to advance their chances at winning technology makeover grants valued at $35,000.

Moving on to the final round of voting are: A Kid’s Place, Berkley Accelerated Middle School/Polk Pre-Collegiate Academy, Clearwater Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Center, Family Promise of Pinellas, Humane Society of Pinellas, Impact Program, Meals on Wheels of Tampa, Rotary’s Camp Florida, Washburn Academy and Wounded Warriors in Action (WWIA). The final round of voting runs March 16-31st, 2015. A winner will be selected from each category, to be announced the week of April 6th, 2015.

The Technology JumpStart Your Nonprofit program, now in its third year, is funded and operated by Milner, Inc., a business technology company. The program has successfully run in Atlanta and Raleigh-Durham, awarding $70,000 in technology products and services.

The grant program provides an opportunity for nonprofit organizations to upgrade their often overlooked technology so they can better serve their communities. The makeover may include, but is not limited to, IT consulting and management services, telecommunications equipment and services, multifunction printers and electronic document management.

 “This is our way of thanking nonprofit organizations for the work they do in providing charitable services in our communities.” said Charlie Gibson, Vice President of Milner, Inc. “This contest enables us to give back to the communities in which we do business – an endeavor for which we are very proud.”

To learn more about JumpStart and our finalists, or to vote, visit http://www.milner.com/jumpstart. You can also stay tuned by following Milner on Twitter: @Milnerinc.

 

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