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HTI on WRAL for our Veteran's Day Laptop Drive

Access to technology is critical in today's society. HubZone Tech holds a laptop drive for veterans.

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Access to technology is critical in today's society. A local non-profit hopes to provide technology to those in need. HubZone is holding a laptop drive for veterans.

News Archive

The Small Business Administration has released an updated HUBZone Map

July 1, 2023

As of July 1, 2023, the Small Business Administration (SBA) has released an updated version of their Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) map. A HUBZone is a specific geographic area that’s identified by the SBA as economically distressed and underutilized by businesses. In 2017, the SBA froze the previous HUBZone map due to delayed results of the 2020 Census because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new map reflects the 2020 Census and other economic and population data. Businesses that were HUBZone certified that aren’t eligible as of July 1, 2023 because of the map changes can still participate in the HUBZone program through their annual recertification. While some changes have been made, the SBA remains dedicated to assisting HUBZone businesses during the transition.

HTI is a HUBZone business that works to bridge the digital divide in these underserved areas. Check out the new map here.

HTI on TownTalk

May 31, 2023

WIZS sat down with Briant Davis, one of our techs to talk about HTI's mission on their TownTalk segment. Read or listen to the full story here.

Raleigh Dream Center Welcomes HTI Staff for a Volunteer Day

May 12, 2023

We love our partners! Some of our staff went to Raleigh Dream Center for a volunteer day. We helped them get ready for their Saturday Adopt-A-Block event by stocking coolers, loading trucks, and sorting food for transport. Raleigh Dream Center is a Christian-based, volunteer driven organization providing residential and community outreach programs to homeless, abused and impoverished high risk youth, individuals and families. They partner with local churches to consistently provide resources to under-privileged communities and reach out to those individuals in substance abuse, physical abuse, experiencing homelessness, participating in gangs, or other circumstances. We presented ten HTI Chromebooks to Raleigh Dream Center in October of 2022.

HTI Awarded $5,000 from the John William Pope Foundation

November 11, 2022

HTI is excited to announce that we've been awarded a grant of $5,000 from John William Pope Foundation to further our mission! This grant will go toward HTI Chromebook distribution in Wake and Vance Counties.

Dominion Energy awards HTI $2,500 in grant money!

November 4, 2022

HTI is excited to announce two grants from Dominion Energy and the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation totaling $2,500! Thank you Dominion Energy for supporting our mission to bring technology to those in need!

Hear HTI on the Radio!

October 20, 2022

Matt Raydo and Jody Zeugner got the chance to talk to WTIB FM about HTI and our mission. Listen to their Talk of the Town interview here.

HTI Awarded State Farm Neighborhood Assist Grant

August 17, 2022

In June, HTI was one of 100 organizations awarded a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant to help them impact their neighborhoods. On August 17th, a check presentation was held at Raleigh Rescue Mission, one of HTI's partners. After the check presentation, HTI presented Raleigh Rescue Mission with 20 laptops for the clients completing their program. Thank you to everyone who voted for us! We will use this to bring more tech to underserved communities.

HTI Featured in the News!

August 17, 2022

CBS 17 News Featured HTI and Raleigh Rescue Mission on their 5 PM segment. Several news outlets were present as we presented Raleigh Rescue Mission with 10 HTI Chromebooks. At this event, we were presented with a $25,000 grant from State Farm Neighborhood Assist. Watch the full segment here.

The Vance County Community Foundation Selects HTI for a $1,000 Grant

July 29, 2022

We are thrilled to announce a grant award of $1,000.00 from the Vance County Unrestricted Endowment, Vance County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. This grant is made possible by the Edna Freeman Murray and Ralph Murray Charitable Fund.

HTI selected by the Granville County Community Foundation to receive a $3,000 grant!

July 29, 2022

HTI was selected by the Granville County Community Foundation to receive a $3,000 grant! The GCCF, under the North Carolina Community Foundation, provides an annual, competitive grants program to help local businesses fulfill needs in the community. The converted laptops funded by this grant will have special stickers on them reflecting the award.