Mouse and MoneyAUTIS Grant Program

The Arkansas Users of Telecommunications and Information Systems (AUTIS) is pleased to announce the availability of grant funds to assist non-profit or charitable organizations (schools, libraries and clinics, etc.) in the acquisition and implementation of telecommunications or computer –related equipment. Grant funds are made available:

  • To foster the mission of AUTIS, which is “to promote the advancement of professional and technical knowledge in telecommunications, video and information systems management technologies.”

  • To assist organizations in operating more efficiently through the use, acquisition and upgrading of technological skills.

Grant funds will be distributed as follows: the combined grant total varies annually from $5,000 to $10,000.

Eligible Applicants: To qualify for a grant award an organization must:

  • Be based in Arkansas

  • Have a demonstrated need for funding

  • Contribute to the health, welfare, or well-being of Arkansas citizens

  • Use the telephone/computer equipment to enhance the quality/quantity of service provided

  • Demonstrate a willingness to maximize the use of grant funds by matching costs

  • Deadlinefor Submission: March 18, 2016. Project year will extend one calendar year from the date the grant is awarded.

Submission Process and Deadline:

Applicants should submit their application electronically to AutisofArk@gmail.com.  The Subject Line should read: AUTIS Grant Application Submission.

Closing date for receipt of proposals is March 18, 2016.

The presentation date has yet to be determined but will be communicated.