Telstra Foundation offering $1m to help disadvantaged youth get online

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http://www.itwire.com – The Telstra Foundation has announced plans to award grants totally $1m, marking the tenth anniversary of the organisation's founding. The Foundation was launched in 2002 to improve the lives of Australia's children and young people, with an initial annual budget of $5m. Telstra Foundation chairman, Geoff Booth, said: "Over the past 10 years, the Telstra Foundation has committed $40m to almost 7000 projects, including $4.25m already this year, and today we extend that support to another one hundred organisations with the announcement of the $1 million Telstra Foundation 'Everyone Connected' gr (IT news)