ConnectHomeUSA

Link

https://connecthomeusa.org/

Additional Links

Digital Inclusion Resources

Sponsoring Organization

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Description

Public-private partnership between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and nonprofit, private, corporate, philanthropic, community, and local government stakeholders working to decrease the digital divide. Helps communities increase opportunities, information, and services with technology to help HUD-assisted residents' with their educational, professional, and health needs. Provides access to resources and includes success stories from tribal and rural communities.

What This Program Offers

ConnectHomeUSA can provide communities with:

  • Access to free or low cost high-speed internet services, low cost mobile, tablet, and computer devices, and digital literacy training
  • Continued assistance with stakeholder negotiation and communication
  • Technical assistance from EveryoneOn and HUD
  • Access to a community mentorship program and the ConnectHomeUSA Portal with program-specific resources
  • Commitments, special offers, and resources from stakeholders and exclusive opportunities from EveryOn
  • Data collection and analysis through HUD form 50058
  • Monthly webinars and newsletters with up-to-date program information and guidance
  • Annual training summits

Who Can Receive Services from This Program

Public housing authorities, housing providers, privately owned and multifamily housing developers, communities, tribes, and states are eligible to apply.

Geographic Coverage

Nationwide

Application

Applications due September 18, 2020.

Application instructions, requirements, and information about the online application process is available on the program website.

Applicant webinar recording and slides
Applicant frequently asked questions

Send questions to connecthome@everyoneon.org.

Topics This Program Addresses

Education and Training • Infrastructure • Teleservices and Technology