Funds are limited!
The FCC has launched its new Broadband Benefit program on Wednesday, May 12th! When you click on the hyperlink below (participating broadband provider), the link will take you to a list by State of all the providers, who are helping with this program. The list of providers per State is huge, and include big name providers that are participating in the program (Verizon, AT&T, etc.)!
- To apply, eligible households need to go here to enroll: https://getemergencybroadband.org.
- Click the link to see it you meet the eligibility criteria: https://getemergencybroadband.org/do-i-qualify/
- The base qualification is 135% of federal poverty (chart here: https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/federal-poverty-level-eligibility-medicare-medicaid-benefits.html). Applicants have to show proof of income.
- People are able to qualify for the Broadband Program through the children school lunch programs, SNAP, and more. We’ve also reached out to our DOL contacts for their thoughts/help on how SCSEP could be added to the list of automatically qualifying programs.
If you are interested in this program, do not delay. Funding is limited!