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Linda Heiss

Grants Program Manager

Since joining SHI’s Government & Education Affairs Team, Linda has served as a resource to help government and education agencies achieve their technology goals utilizing grant funding. Linda has served as the Grants and Performance Management Administrator for the City of Sandpoint in Idaho, and the Director of Institutional Research with the Nevada System of Higher Education. Linda successfully utilized grants to achieve strategic priorities for several academic and government organizations. Her contribution to the grants community has enabled new levels of funding transparency, public outreach, and IT procurement in the government space.

Recent Content by Linda Heiss

Love new technology? Here's how to maximize your 2023 IT budget with federal funding

March 22, 2023
The federal funding is there to turn your IT dreams into a reality. You just need to know where to look.

How to ensure your ESSER funding delivers the right results

August 19, 2022
Securing the funding your school needs for professional development has never been easier.

Imagine a digitally equitable future. Here's how to defeat the digital divide

June 27, 2022
The growing digital divide in rural America is only getting worse. Fortunately, there are ways to combat it.

Astute local governments are betting big on smart technology and IoT

April 6, 2022
With federal infrastructure funds available, it’s time for governments to invest in smart city technologies.

5 ways to identify and win esports funding

March 30, 2022
Is your school taking advantage of available funding to support your esports program?

Using ARPA Funding for Your 2022 Technology Projects

January 19, 2022
How to use 2022 federal ARPA funding for technology related to the continuing public health emergency

Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: Latest for IT Related Funding

January 13, 2022
Early details about IT funding and investment for the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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