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Foundation awards computer, technological grants
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Posted: 2013 Apr 19 - 06:39

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- In an effort to maximize Rossway Moore Swan's charitable impact and to deepen their bond with the community, the firm's partners created the Rossway Moore Swan Foundation devoted solely to giving grants to fund selected technological needs of local non-profit organizations.

Funded with contributions from the firm's profits, the Foundation shares in the firm's success, so as to benefit the interests of the local community.

Managed by partner Tom Tierney, the Foundation annually solicits applications for assistance in the technological development of Indian River County charitable organizations.

More than 50 Indian River County nonprofits submitted an application for a grant and following a process of reviews, 16 applications were accepted for 2013.

"We are thrilled with the number of applications the Foundation received this year," said Mr. Tierney. "The selection process becomes more difficult as the community's needs increase. The Foundation's focus on providing improved technological resources to the area's nonprofits is just one means in which Rossway Moore Swan is committed to the betterment of the community. It is our mission to bridge needs with resources throughout Indian River County."

The Foundation will fill the nonprofit's requests that include the needs for computers, associated hardware, laptops, projectors, scanners, printers, iPads, software, internet service subscriptions and technology grants.

The Firm's technology consultant, Eric Price of Technology Partners Consulting, collaborates with the Foundation offering set-up, installation and technological expertise.

The grant winners include Academy for the Performing Arts; Environmental Learning Center; Feed the Lambs; Fellsmere Community Enrichment Program; Gifford Youth Orchestra; H.A.L.O.; Hearing Loss Association of America-Treasure Coast Chapter; Indian River State College Foundation; The Learning Alliance; Shining Light Garden; Special Equestrians of the Treasure Coast; St. Francis Manor of Vero Beach; Treasure Coast Food Bank; VNA & Hospice Foundation, Women's Refuge of Vero Beach and Youth Sailing Foundation of Indian River County.

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