The Grant for Technology Opportunities Program (GTOPs) is a grant administered by the Digital Inclusion Program directed at improving the community's ability to fully participate in the digital society. GTOPs offers individual grants of $10,000 to $25,000.
Grant applications are reviewed and assessed by a panel of qualified community representatives appointed by the Community Technology and Telecommunications Commission, which has final approval over recipient selection. In FY 2016, GTOPs grants were awarded to nine organizations.
A community where all citizens have access to the facilities and the necessary skills to participate in an emerging digital society.
To provide matching grant funds to Austin organizations for projects that create digital opportunities and foster digital inclusion.
Provide public access to computers and information technology, especially among underserved segments of our community.
Provide information technology literacy, education, and training.
Use information and communication technologies in innovative ways to serve the Austin community.
Address the 2014 Digital Inclusion Strategic Plan Goals.