Geographical Information Systems spatial analysis has rapidly become a significant decision support tool for businesses and government organizations.
Unfortunately, the cost of entry remains high, which means residents and smaller non-profits, whose services bring value to those residents, cannot realize the benefits.
The Atlas Program brings high-quality maps and spatial analysis to these groups.
It gets its GIS skills from local educational institutions, bringing projects and funding to GIS students.
Delivered by a 501(c)(3) non-profit, revenues come from grants and donations.
In 2010, the Four Creeks UAC began purchasing GIS services from Green River CC. All services funds are used for student scholarships/internships or for equipment purchases that benefit Four Creeks and the GRCC GIS students.