Press Release | August 08, 2023

Grant Recipients Announcement 2023

Marie Tejero
The Consumer Technology Association ® (CTA) Foundation is proud to announce the selection of seventeen exceptional organizations as the recipients of the 2023 grants. These grants are awarded to forward-thinking initiatives that aim to leverage technology to improve the lives of older adults and individuals with disabilities. The Foundation received an overwhelming number of compelling proposals this year, making the selection process highly competitive.

Collaboration lies at the heart of the CTA Foundation's mission, and we are excited to join forces with this diverse group of grant recipients. By working closely with these organizations, we hope to create a future where technology plays a pivotal role in enhancing the well-being and independence of older adults and people with disabilities. Matt Ater, the Foundation Chair, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, "As a blind individual, I'm thrilled that the CTA Foundation is championing organizations dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities and seniors through technology. Together, we're fostering a future where accessibility and innovation go hand in hand."

The 2023 grant recipients represent a range of sectors and innovative approaches, reflecting the multifaceted nature of the challenges faced by these communities. From advancements in assistive technology to digital inclusion initiatives, these organizations and the programs within are at the forefront of driving positive change. Each grantee has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to making a lasting impact on the lives of those they serve.

To learn more about the programs being funded this year and the incredible organizations behind these initiatives, please visit our website. Here, you can explore the inspiring work of our newest grantees as they forge ahead on their mission to drive positive change. By sharing their stories, we hope to inspire others and encourage further collaboration in the pursuit of inclusive technology solutions.

About the CTA Foundation:
The CTA Foundation is a nonprofit organization focused on leveraging technology to improve the lives of older adults and people with disabilities. As the affiliated charitable Foundation of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the Foundation supports initiatives that promote innovation and accessible technology solutions. By fostering collaboration between industry leaders, researchers, and advocacy organizations, the CTA Foundation aims to empower individuals, enhance independence, and create a more inclusive society.