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From the GMR: Computer Grants Program for Community Based Organizations

The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) and the National Institutes of Health, Office of AIDS Research are pleased to announce the 2008 Equal Access Initiative (EAI) Computer Grants Program. Qualified community-based organizations (CBOs) in the United States are invited to submit an application to participate in this program.

The program helps organizations build their technological capacity and augment the ability to improve prevention and treatment education for clients. One hundred CBOs will be selected to participate in the EAI Computer Grants Program this year. For an application and more information, see http://www.nmac.org/programs___services/computer_grants_program/875.cfm.

Each participating CBO will receive a desktop computer system for clients and staff to use to access treatment and prevention information on the Internet. Each CBO will also receive a scholarship package to send one representative to participate in the Equal Access Initiative: HIV/AIDS Information Resources from the National Library of Medicine training, sponsored by NLM. The 2008 training will take place September 18-19, at USCA, which will be held September 18-21, at the Fontainebleau Hotel, in Miami Beach, FL. (For more information about USCA, visit www.2008usca.org.).

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