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  • 1. hello
  • 2. The Digital Bridge Trust Fund Act November 15, 2000 www.columbia.edu/itc/sipa/U9231-08
  • 3. Workshop in Applied Public Management
    • Faculty Advisor
    • Deborah E Ward
    • Team Members
    Maria Bustria Maki Kobayashi Jennifer Sly Bernard Wee Tammy Draut Ying Liu Kristin Sullivan ThaoMee Xiong Hirofumi Kawakita Nirmala Patni Joy Wang
  • 4. Agenda
    • Overview
    • Organization and Staffing
    • Budget and Revenue
    • Performance Management
    • Calendar
  • 5. The Digital Divide Overview
  • 6. The Digital Divide
    • Source: Falling Through the Net , Department of Commerce, October 16, 2000
    Overview Percentage of Households with a Computer, by Income
  • 7. Consequences
    • Lack of access means fewer opportunities in:
    • Education
    • Employment
    • Political participation
    • Training
    • Communication
    Overview
  • 8. Bridging the Gap: HR4477
    • Establishes a Digital Bridge Trust Fund overseen by Department of Commerce
    • Finances programs aimed at
      • Improving technological skills
      • Creating career opportunities
    • Targets underserved rural and urban communities and Native Americans
    Overview
  • 9. Community Technology Centers
    • Mission: Provides access to computers, technology training, and technological tools to our targeted underserved population
    • Method: Provides grants to community organizations
    • Budget: $200 million annually for 10 years
    Overview
  • 10. Geographic Organization Organization and Staffing West Southwest South Midwest Northeast Mid-Atlantic
  • 11. Administrative Structure Organization and Staffing President Review Board Financial Officer Regional Coordinator State Liaison Project Managers Board of Trustees
  • 12. Administrative Structure Organization and Staffing President Review Board Financial Officer Regional Coordinator State Liaison Project Managers Board of Trustees
    • Established by Department of Commerce
  • 13. Administrative Structure Organization and Staffing President Review Board Financial Officer Regional Coordinator State Liaison Project Managers Board of Trustees
    • Regional level
  • 14. Administrative Structure Organization and Staffing President Review Board Financial Officer Regional Coordinator State Liaison Project Managers Board of Trustees
    • Local level
  • 15. Expenditures Budget and Revenue
  • 16. Organizational Flow Board of Trustees Board of Trustees
    • Needs Assessment
    Digizones Digizones
    • Application Process
    Grantees Grantees
    • Accountability
    • Accountability
    Performance Management
  • 17. Needs Assessment
    • Population size
    • Poverty level
    • Existing access
    • Infrastructure
    Board of Trustees Board of Trustees Digizones Digizones Grantees Performance Management
  • 18. Grant Selection Criteria
    • Community involvement
    • Technological capability
    • Sustainability and replicability
    • Measurable outputs and outcomes
    • Linkages with other organizations
    Board of Trustees Digizones Digizones Grantees Grantees Performance Management
  • 19. Evaluating Grantees
    • Site visits
    • Annual performance reports
    • ‘Best practices’ exchange
    • ‘Falling through the Net’ survey
    Board of Trustees Digizones Digizones Grantees Grantees Performance Management
  • 20. Evaluating the Program
    • Fair and efficient selection and distribution process
    • Effective and comprehensive outreach
    • Timely on-site assistance and support
    • Program reaches intended underserved communities
    Board of Trustees Board of Trustees Digizones Digizones Grantees Performance Management
  • 21. Next Steps 1. Hire staff 2. Establish offices 3. Assess regional needs 4. Application process 5. Support and monitor grantees Calendar Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep 2000 2001
  • 22. Question and Answer
  • 23. Top Level Structure Organization and Staffing Board of Trustees Digizone Administrator West President Southwest President Northeast President Mid-Atlantic President South President Midwest President
  • 24. Digizone President
    • Communicate Digizone activities to the Board of Trustees
    • Oversee administrative and financial operations
    • Strategize and implement the Digital Bridge Trust Fund according to its intention
    Organization and Staffing
  • 25. Regional Coordinator
    • Serve as the communications link between the Digizone President and State Liaisons
    • Make final round of grant awards
    • Review semi-annual grant reports
    • Assist State Liaisons in outreach
    Organization and Staffing
  • 26. Review Board
    • Conduct regional needs assessment
    • Establish criteria for grant selection
    • Strategize outreach
    • Advise on ad hoc implementation challenges
    Organization and Staffing
  • 27. State Liaison
    • Disseminate grant guidelines to the targeted communities
    • Make first round selection of grant recipients
    • Conduct outreach
    • Communicate state activities to the Regional Coordinator
    Organization and Staffing
  • 28. Project Manager
    • Conduct on-site support visits to grant awardees
    • Target grassroots outreach to underserved regions
    • Serve as the communications link between Project Managers and the State Liaison
    Organization and Staffing
  • 29. Financial Officer
    • Monitor the financial calendar of grants disbursement
    • Monitor the internal finances of the Digizone operations
    Organization and Staffing
  • 30. Methodology
    • Department of Treasury estimates guided revenue and expenditure growth
    • Department of Commerce’s budget determined relative proportions of expenditure line items
    Budget and Revenue
  • 31. Apportioning Budget
    • Weighted function of relevant census demographics, e.g.
      • Total population size and population density
      • Underserved rural, urban and Native American population size
      • Telephone connectivity
    • For each census characteristic c with weight w c , the weighted apportionment is:
    Budget and Revenue