Financial Assistance

Notice: This program may end in 2024.  See notice from FCC.

The Affordable Connectivity Program is a support program by the FCC to help families afford internet services. Here’s what you need to know.  Complete information at

If you getting internet from Spectrum, details are at

If you are getting internet from Consolidated, details are at

  1. What it Offers:
    • A discount of up to $30 monthly for internet. If you live on Tribal lands, you can get up to $75 monthly.
    • A one-time discount of up to $100 to help buy a computer or tablet. You’ll need to pay between $10 and $50 of the total price.
  2. Who Can Get It:
    • Families with income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
    • If someone in your family gets benefits like the Pell Grant, low-income school meals, SNAP, Medicaid, housing assistance, SSI, WIC, Veterans benefits, or Lifeline, you might qualify.
    • Special programs are available for those living on Tribal lands.
  3. How to Apply:
    • Visit to fill out an application. You can also get a paper form to mail.
    • After applying, choose an internet plan with a provider that’s part of this program.
  4. Your Rights:
    • You can pick the internet plan that suits you.
    • Past debts or credit status won’t stop you from joining.
    • You won’t be forced into costly or low-quality plans.
    • No early termination fees.
    • You can change your internet provider if needed.
    • There’s a special process to handle any complaints about this program.
  5. Providers:
    • Many internet companies are part of this program. You can find one in your area.

Remember, this program is to help you stay connected and make the internet more affordable for you.