Digital Wish Donation Program

Mobile Beacon

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Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: Unspecified amount in in-kind support

Fields of work: Educational Access & Equity Technology Access & Digital Literacy

Applicant type: College / University, Elementary / Secondary School, Museum/Library/Zoo

Funding uses: Project / Program

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

Overview:

Our Mission

Our mission is to affordably connect nonprofits to the high-speed Internet access they need to better serve our world.

In a world of limited resources, we believe connecting nonprofits, schools and community anchor institutions is a critical investment in our nation’s future. Working in partnership with them, we can improve broadband access and digital literacy for millions of Americans, especially underserved groups such as the elderly, low-income and disabled.

Our mission is tied closely to our roots: Mobile Beacon was founded by one of the largest Educational Broadband Service (EBS) providers in the United States. The mission of EBS, to power education through broadband, is the keystone of our organization. It is the basis for our pricing and programs, which seek to make broadband affordable, break down barriers to access, and bring equal educational and digital opportunity to all Americans.

Digital Wish Donation Program

Through our $10/month, unlimited Internet service and device donation program through Digital Wish, schools save significantly on access costs. This program helps educators:

  • Provide affordable out-of-school access to students who do not have Internet access at home
  • Create instant, wireless access in the classroom
  • Create a low-cost backup Internet source to ensure lesson plans aren’t interrupted by slow speeds or a lost Internet connection
  • Provide mobile access to teachers and staff

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • K-12 public and private schools, colleges, universities, academic libraries.
  • Schools, teachers, and administrators can receive up to 11 donated mobile hotspots through our Digital Wish donation program.
  • Digital Wish charges a nominal administrative fee for each device.

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This page was last reviewed May 03, 2024 and last updated February 06, 2024