Grants to Emerson College
2012 (Duration 1 year)
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — Emerson College will use this grant to support the New Urban Mechanics Initiative, which is designed to support civic technology innovations in Boston and to build the infrastructure for sharing tools and ideas across a growing network of partner cities across the country. Working with the Boston Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics Emerson will source and support original projects that use technology to address civic issues; evaluate the impact of innovations; and share projects, research and practices.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Emerson College $250,000 between 2010 and 2013.