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FCC's AFFORDABLE CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM - Internet Subsidy for Qualifying Families

  • The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides all households in your district $30 a month assistance if they are enrolled in the Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program and/or the School Breakfast Program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision. 
    • The Affordable Care Program (ACP) was created to help households struggling to pay for internet service.
    • All families approved to receive benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) in the 2019-2020, 2020-2021, 2021-2022 or 2022-2023 school year are eligible for this program.  
    • ACP provides a monthly discount for broadband service of up to $30/month, or up to $75/month for households on qualifying Tribal lands.  
    • For more information and resources to share with families, please visit the FCC’s ACP Website.  Materials are available in multiple languages.  
    Some participating program providers also offer discounted connected devices (a laptop, a desktop computer, or tablet) through the ACP. Households participating in the ACP are eligible for a one-time benefit of up to $100 off one connected device as long as the household contributes more than $10 and less than $50 towards the cost of the device. Each participating household is limited to a single device discount.
    How to apply
    To apply, you can fill out an application (either online, by mail, or through a participating service provider) and submit a copy of this letter as documentation verifying your child/children receives
    school meal benefits through the NSLP or SBP.
    If you have questions about the ACP, your eligibility to participate, or to find information about participating providers near you, please visit, call 877-384-2575, or email

Affordable Connectivity Information Sheet