Thank you for your interest in our Community Access Funded programs. The board and staff of the Tech Valley Center of Gravity are committed to the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion. We seek to create a genuine, inclusive, and safe environment for makers of all backgrounds. We promote the uniqueness of personal identity and encourage applicants from traditionally under-represented communities to apply to our programs. 

The Community Access Fund currently supports five different programs, but this application is only required for  the NAACP-THINQubator Partnership Program. The applications for these programs are accepted on a rolling basis, and have no set deadline.  Please note that the information gathered here is for grant reporting only, and will be kept completely confidential. 

If you have any questions about this application, or any of the programs listed above, please feel free to reach out to us via email at or via phone at 518-344-2544. 

Basic Information

Applicant Name:*
Mailing Address:*
Email Address:*
Phone Number:*
Do you prefer to be contacted via email or phone regarding your application status?
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Please list your names and ages of the children you will be adding to your membership account. *
By checking this box, I am confirming that I am a member of the NAACP, and therefore eligible to participate in this program.

Personal Statement

Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability. While these questions are not required of applicants, your answers will help us make the most out your membership! Answers can be about yourself or your child, or both, whichever you feel is most relevant. 

Why are you (or your child) interested in the program?
Why type of skills and/or experiences are you (or your child) looking to gain?
How do you (or your child) learn best? For example, hands-on learning, lecture-style, online etc.