Thank you for taking the Grant for Technology Opportunities online orientation. This orientation is now mandatory. Fiscal agents and applying organizations are required to take the orientation prior to application deadline.
December 6, 2016 Grant Review Committee Applications Due
December 6, 2016 GTOPs 2017 Applications Due
December 14, 2016 Austin Community Technology and Telecommunications Commission
Regular Meeting: Grant Review Committee selected
December 19, 2016 Grant Review Committee Orientation (Tentative date)
The Committee is required to attend an orientation meeting wherein they will receive guidelines, instructions, evaluation forms and a packet of grant applications.
January 8, 2017 Written Questions Due (from Reviewers)
January 16, 2017 Written Responses Due (from Applicants)
January 30, 2017 First Round of Scores Due
February 17, 2017 Oral Presentations (Tentative date depending on location) Grant applicants will be selected to give a five-minute presentation followed by Q&A.
February 22, 2017 Final Deliberation (Tentative depending on location and need) Once the ranking has been established, the reviewers will deliberate on the final disbursement of grant monies. The highest-ranking proposals within core program priories are generally given full grants with runners up often receiving partial grants. *Final Scores to commission a few days before the Commission Mtg.
March 8, 2017 Austin Community Technology and Telecommunications Commission Regular Meeting. The final awards recommendations are presented to the Commission for a vote at the regular March meeting. Once accepted, the award recommendations will be forwarded to the City Manager for final approval.
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