TechCongress

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $250,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/26/2021
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
TechCongress is a nonprofit organization founded to bring diverse technology talent, ideas, and training to Congress. The organization places computer scientists, engineers, and other technologists as advisors to Congress through early and midcareer fellowships. Fellows’ work spans issues including election security, data privacy, AI ethics, the future of work, defense technology, and autonomous vehicle and drone regulations. TechCongress’ ultimate objective is to galvanize Capitol Hill to independently hire staff with technical skills and to build its own mechanisms for sourcing technical expertise. TechCongress will have achieved success when Congress is solving its own tech deficit and TechCongress is no longer necessary.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.techcongress.io 
Address
P.O. Box 460213, San Francisco, CA, 94146, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
TechCongress is a nonprofit organization founded to bring diverse technology talent, ideas, and training to Congress. The organization places computer scientists, engineers, and other technologists as advisors to Congress through early and midcareer fellowships. Fellows’ work spans issues including election security, data privacy, AI ethics, the future of work, defense technology, and autonomous vehicle and drone regulations. TechCongress’ ultimate objective is to galvanize Capitol Hill to independently hire staff with technical skills and to build its own mechanisms for sourcing technical expertise. TechCongress will have achieved success when Congress is solving its own tech deficit and TechCongress is no longer necessary.

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