Instantly Save $30 a Month on your Internet

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The Federal Communications Commission is offering to pay up to $30 a month towards the cost of your Internet – even more, if you live on certain federal tribal lands.

Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 on the purchase of a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers

Here’s who’s eligible:

If your house is at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines. That means a single person bringing in $27,180 per year would qualify, and a 2-person household could bring in up to $36,620. The income levels are higher in Alaska and Hawaii. A family of four could earn up to $55,000 a year and still qualify.

You may also qualify if a member of your household meets any of the following guidelines:

  1. Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year;
  2. Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income internet program;
  3. Participates in one of these assistance programs:
    • The National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision;
    • SNAP
    • Medicaid
    • Federal Public Housing Assistance
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    • WIC
    • Veterans Pension or Survivor Benefits
    • or Lifeline;
  4. Participates in one of these assistance programs and lives on Qualifying Tribal lands:
    • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance 
    • Tribal TANF
    • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
    • Tribal Head Start (income based)

To apply, click on this link: https://www.affordableconnectivity.gov/

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