SDS introduces $1.5 million GIS technical services grant program

Franklin, TN, Jan. 11, 2002 – Smart Data Strategies, Inc. (SDS) of Franklin, Tenn.,announces today their Technical Services Grant Program. Between January 1, 2002 and January 1, 2003, SDS will set aside $1.5 million to assist state, county, and city assessment offices with their expanding GIS needs.

The Technical Services Grant is designed to pay for some portion of the software and technical services that best meet the needs of qualified applicants.

SDS has worked extensively with various local government offices across the United States. This experience has resulted in providing SDS a thorough and complete understanding of the cadastral data management workflow needed by local government personnel. In this way, SDS can help assessment offices with personalized services using the Grant Program to assist in the cost. After applying for the grant, SDS will assess the agency’s petition and evaluate how SDS can meet their needs with a grant of technical services, software or consulting.

“As our company has grown to serve clients throughout North America, so has our desire to institute a formal method of providing certain products and services for free,” states Susan Marlow, President and Founder of SDS. “This Grant Program will provide a way for us to help assessment offices improve their GIS services.”

Known for its quality assessment products and services, SDS also has a customizable set of software solutions designed for the state, county, and city assessment offices. The software, called DREAMaps, fulfills all aspects of the cadastral data life cycle, from document collection to custom data distribution. SDS also specializes in digital parcel mapping, deed research, geodatabase development, database design, consulting and training.

To be considered for this grant program, please contact the SDS Grant Program Coordinator at (615) 794-5280 or email

For more information about SDS, please visit or call (615) 794-5280.

Previous articleIntraCoastal completes delivery of 50,000 chips to Vietnam
Next articleLIPA opens Long Island retail power market to competition

No posts to display