Rep. Howse Announces Open Application Period For BroadbandOhio Connectivity Grant Program
$50M in grant funds to expand internet access for Ohio students
 
 

State Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) announced Ohio schools may begin applying for the new BroadbandOhio Connectivity Grant beginning today, Monday, August 10. A total of $50 million will be allocated to expand high-speed internet access for Ohio students utilizing remote learning during the COVID crisis by providing hotspots and internet-enabled devices to students.


“The investment being made by our state to help our children get connected to the Internet is vital to continue their educational journey so that they will be prepared to live the American Dream right here at home in Ohio,” said Rep. Howse.


Purchases made since July 1 of this year are eligible for support from the Connectivity Grant program. The application period closes Friday, August 21. Schools may apply for this grant opportunity at https://ohio-k12.help/broadbandohio-connectivity-grant/.

 
 
 
  
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