Beyond Connectedness

Southwestern Community College
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:

To create a new economic reality for itself, rural western North Carolina’s businesses, governments, and educational institutions must have affordable broadband connectivity, training to prepare the workforce, and a process for readying and supporting businesses to compete in a global marketplace. The grant is to be used to broaden the marketing activities of the region to include a strong e-commerce element and to demonstrate the implementation of targeted, diverse e-business practices in a three county area.

Ms. Laura Pennington 447 College Drive Sylva, North Carolina 28779 (828) 398-7571
Areas Served:
Jackson, Macon, Swain

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