PR Grants Available for Non-Profit Organizations
Stratford, CT — 09/19/06 — CyberAlert LLC, an online media monitoring company, today announced that, for the fourth consecutive year, the company will award a minimum of 10 public relations grants to not-for-profit organizations. Each grant consists of one full year of free news monitoring / press clipping services, ranging in value from $2,700 to $3,900. The aggregate value of the grants is expected to total at least $25,000.
Application Deadline December 31; $25,000 in Awards To Be Made
In January 2006, CyberAlert awarded 16 grants with a total value exceeding $35,000. Recipients of the PR grants included the Alliance for Consumer Education, Canada's National History Society, FishAmerica Foundation, Global Fund for Women, JA Worldwide (Junior Achievement), Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP), National Rural Health Association (NRHA), Oklahoma City National Memorial, Partnership Against Domestic Violence, and Relief International.
The previous year CyberAlert awarded PR grants to 16 not-for-profit organizations including the American Jewish World Service, Common Cause Education Fund, Islamic Society of North America, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (Canada), National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, and National Network to End Domestic Violence. In 2004, PR grant winners included Alzheimer's Foundation of America, American Association of Poison Control Centers, Earthwatch Institute, La Leche League, Lutheran World Relief, and RespectED program of the Canadian Red Cross.
All not-for-profit, educational and charitable organizations in the United States and Canada are eligible to apply for the grants, except previous grant recipients. CyberAlert is accepting grant applications until December 31 and will announce the grant recipients in January. A simple and secure grant application is available online at http://www.cyberalert.com.
"The PR grant program is one way for CyberAlert to assist not-for-profit organizations and to give back to the public relations profession that has helped our business grow and expand successfully over the past six years," stated William J. Comcowich, CEO of CyberAlert.
Founded in 1999, CyberAlert (http://www.cyberalert.com) is a worldwide press clipping, media monitoring, broadcast monitoring and Web clipping service. Its CyberAlert® 4.0 worldwide news monitoring service monitors over 25,000 online news sources each day in 17 languages. The company's TV broadcast monitoring service monitors the closed caption text of over 2,100 news programs on over 500 TV stations in the Top 100 markets in the United States. To monitor consumer discussion (online word-of-mouth), its NetPinions service monitors over 95,000 Web message boards and UseNet news groups for consumer insight about companies, products, key issues and trends and its BlogSquirrel service monitors over 5 million blog postings each day from a total of 20 million blogs worldwide.
Additional information about CyberAlert services is available at http://www.cyberalert.com
William J. Comcowich
Foot of Broad St., Stratford, CT 06615
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