Nonprofit organizations and educational institutions in Ohio, especially those in communities where Verizon provides local telephone service, are invited to apply for competitive grants totaling $76,000 for workforce development projects. Verizon is seeking proposals that provide job training for individuals, including welfare-to-work and school-to-work training programs, as well as proposals that assist people with disabilities in acquiring computer skills through adaptive technology that prepares them to enter the workforce. Individual grants will range from $5,000 to $15,000, although some could be higher. Proposals must be submitted through Verizon Foundation's web site....

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