Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program - Federal Communications Commission
Opportunity Category: Grant Program
Funder/Agency Name: Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) / Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB)
Description of Opportunity: The ACP Outreach Grant Program is one tool among a comprehensive set of measures authorized by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021(Infrastructure Act) and implemented by the FCC to help bridge the digital divide. The ACP Outreach Grant Program will help increase awareness of and participation in the ACP among eligible households. The ACP Outreach Grant Program provides new federal funding for the FCC to grant eligible governmental and non-governmental entities with the funding and resources needed to increase awareness of and participation in the ACP among those households most in need of affordable connectivity. See Section IV - Program Description of this NOFO for the full Program Description.
The goal of the ACP Outreach Grant Program is to facilitate the promotion of the ACP and increase awareness of and participation in the ACP among eligible households. To support this goal, the FCC is providing federal financial assistance through the ACP Outreach Grant Program to engage in targeted outreach to low-income households nationwide both to gauge existing levels of ACP awareness and to promote increased awareness of and participation in the program by eligible households.
Eligibility: State governments, Special district governments, City or township governments, Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, County governments, For profit organizations other than small businesses, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Category of Funding Activity:
Opportunity Number: FCC-ACOGP-23-001
Solicitation Status: Open
Total Amount Available: $70,000,000
Minimum Award: $50,000
Maximum Award: $1,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 200-400
Cost Share/Match Requirement: 0
Period of Performance (in months): 24
Full Application Deadline: Jan 9, 2023
Agency Contact: Grants.gov Contact Center Phone Number: 1-800-518-4726 email@example.com
URL Link to Website: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=344441
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