NEW YORK, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Andrew W. Mellon
Foundation today announced the third annual Mellon Awards for Technology
Collaboration (MATC). The Mellon Awards honor not-for-profit organizations
for leadership in the collaborative development of open source software
tools with particular application to higher education and not-for-profit
The 2008 MATC awards are now accepting nominations at
http://matc.mellon.org. Nominations will close at 5:00pm Eastern time on
Monday, 14 April 2008. More information on the awards, including a listing
of previous winners, is available at http://matc.mellon.org.
The 2008 recipients will be selected by the MATC Award Committee, which
includes Sir Timothy Berners-Lee (Director, World Wide Web Consortium),
Mitchell Baker (CEO, Mozilla Corporation), John Seely Brown (former Chief
Scientist, Xerox Corp.), Vinton G. Cerf (Vice President and Chief Internet
Evangelist, Google, Inc.), John Gage (Chief Researcher and Director of the
Science Office, Sun Microsystems, Inc.), and Tim O'Reilly (Founder and CEO,
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is a philanthropic organization with
offices in New York City and Princeton, NJ. The MATC awards are a project
of the Foundation's Program in Research in Information Technology (RIT).
More information about the MATC awards, including the full content of this
release, is available at http://matc.mellon.org.
SOURCE The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation