BOSTON – Representative Paul K. Frost (R-Auburn) and Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury) are pleased to announce the Town of Auburn has been selected as a recipient of the Community Compact IT Grant Program, following a very competitive round of applications for Fiscal Year 2022. The Baker-Polito Administration is awarding Auburn $60,000 for improvements to the Town’s cybersecurity and disaster recovery capabilities.
Frost commented, “These IT Grants from the state assist our municipalities with their technology to better serve the citizens and businesses within the community. Online services and computer systems are extremely important tools that need to be upgraded and secured all the time and these grants help them do that.”
“Given that we now spend more time using online services that ever before, it is imperative that our information technology systems are constantly being updated and secured,” said Senator Michael Moore. “This grant funding will assist the Town of Auburn in their mission to create a more robust online infrastructure, which will in turn benefit the residents and businesses in the community.”
The Community Compact IT Grant Program was established to spur innovation in Internet Technology projects of municipalities throughout the Commonwealth, by funding one-time capital needs such as infrastructure, upgrades, or purchases of equipment and software.