CARAT Seeks Collaborative Partners

CAMEO member California Resources and Training (CARAT) is looking for collaborative partner(s) to implement the Sustainable Broadband Adoption grant, Access to Careers and Technology. The partner(s) will provide outreach support and host regional small business technology trainings on the benefits of using software to enhance small business operational efficiencies that will positively impact the company’s bottom line.

Eligible prospective partners that have a track record of a minimum of three years of consistent services in the target service area (LA Metro area) and demonstrate a portfolio that consists of a majority of small businesses with the targeted Asian, African American, and Hispanic ownership should submit a Request for Proposal.

Please follow all instructions in the RFP carefully. Proposals may be submitted via email (preferable), USPS mail, or via courier. The deadline is March 31, 2011.

The grant comes from from the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) and the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), US Department of Commerce.

Contact Information:
Irving Sambolin
California Resources and Training (CARAT)
1333 Broadway, Ste 604
Oakland, CA 94612
Voice: 510.267.9659