XO Laptops for Project L.I.F.T.

Foundation for the Carolinas

Date Awarded
Grant Period
07/01/12 to 06/30/17
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Grantee Contact

  • Charlotte, NC

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To provide laptops to 3,200 K-5 students in order to increase digital access as part of a large-scale community initiative focused on student achievement

This grant will provide One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) laptops to all 3,200 K-5 students in seven schools in the LIFT zone. These laptops were chosen, rather than tablets or traditional laptops, because they are designed especially for children and run on Linux and open-source software. They are durable, and easy to repair.

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Project Team

Michael Marsicano


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