Access. Technology. Futures.
  • Access to technology

    Access to technology

Access. Technology. Futures.

The Shavlik Family Foundation believes access to technology is a basic need in our society. We provide grants that enhance access to and knowledge of technology for nonprofits and the people they serve.

What We’re About

The Foundation seeks to assist nonprofits enhance the quality of life for people in Minnesota by removing information and technology barriers and providing tools to non profits that support a focus on their missions. By providing nonprofits technology project funding the Foundation has been able to help organizations improve their operations, program efficiency, collaboration, donor support, as well as give access to technology and information to clients, and create opportunities for people to succeed.  We want to see information technology used to empower people and organizations to find their full potential.

Photo Caption: Thanks to the support of the Shavlik Family Foundation, families living at Solid Ground, like Nevetta’s (pictured here), are able to meet their educational, employment and other life goals.


“Access to technology is so important for success in today’s world.  The Shavlik Family Foundation helps us to bridge the technology gap for the very low income families we serve.”  Solid Ground provides supportive housing for families emerging from homelessness.

Trisha Cummins Kauffman
Executive Director, Solid Ground