Boys & Girls Clubs Receive Technology Grant

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Club Members (from right) Hailey Rodgers, Dakota Bickett and Sheridan Bickett won a national award at the Club Tech Digital Arts Festival earlier this year for the stop-action movie they created. Comcast has awarded Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County a grant to expand the Club Tech program to all four club locations.

Youth at Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County will have greater access to fun and innovative technology programs thanks to the Club Tech Impact Grants provided by Comcast and Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

The $5,000 grant will allow Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County to take its technology programming to the next level with new activities and programs aimed to enhance technology skills among youth at each of their four clubs in Valparaiso, South Haven, Portage and Duneland.

With this grant, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County will expand their digital arts program, Image Makers, and create a staff development training and program curriculum for each of their clubs.

“We are thrilled to receive this grant which will expand the opportunities our clubs have to engage our members in fun and exciting technology activities.  With access to cutting edge equipment and programs, our young people are provided with the knowledge and tools to compete in a technology-driven world,” said Ryan Smiley, director of operations for Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County. “We appreciate the support from Comcast and our other funders, ArcelorMittal, Best Buy Children’s Foundation and United Way of Porter County’s Power of Youth Council for their generous contributions to our technology programs.”

Seventeen Boys & Girls Clubs across the country, including Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County, will receive the $5,000 grants that will be matched by an additional $2,500 from local donors. The grants allow clubs to purchase additional equipment, software or fulfill a fun, innovative project idea related to program areas like digital arts, robotics or career development. Selected clubs were accepted through an application process and required to have some level of technology programming already in place.

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