The Federal Communications Commission's Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) assists local residents with access to broadband by offering financial supplements to offset costs to connect to the internet. This is an important resource for local residents who may not be able to afford broadband or connectivity devices. Attached to this email are marketing materials that can help local communities and organizations advertise the ACP initiative.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) - $14.2B in federal funding
Eligibility details: www.fcc.gov/acp
Community Toolkit: www.fcc.gov/acp-consumer-outreach-toolkit
The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more. The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.
Opportunities to share ACP: local United Way, food banks, water bills, libraries, internal organizational staff, newsletters and mailers, local newspaper, social media pages, neighborhood groups, churches, school districts, local events; Departments and Organizations - Community/Neighborhood Services, Public Safety, Transportation, Businesses, Nonprofits, Schools-Colleges-Universities, and more.