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Digital EquityAct Programs


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Program Information

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Digital Equity Act Programs

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Digital Equity Planning Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity

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Local Coordination

The following resources are designed to help Eligible Entities meet the local coordination requirements of the Broadband, Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) and Digital Equity (DE) programs.

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Digital Equity Concept to Enablement Workshop

This resource guides digital equity practitioners on discussing digital equity and inclusion as a concept. In this workshop, practitioners will have the terms, strategies, and tools to facilitate a conversation about digital equity to help programs set goals to achieve digital equity outcomes and co-develop the meaning of digital equity and inclusion with their stakeholder groups.

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Digital Equity Community Outreach and Engagement Enablement Workshop

This workshop provides guidance to digital equity practitioners on how to convene community stakeholders and have meaningful engagement that will lead to developing strategies to implement digital equity in their states, localities, territories, and communities.

Digital Equity Resources

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Digital Equity Guide for States

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Digital Equity Plan External Best Practices

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Needs Assessment Guide

Planning and Office Capacity

Digital Equity Plan Guidance

Guidance for States/Territories on how to structure and what to include in the Digital Equity Plan to meet the 15 requirements outlined in the NOFO.

Digital Equity Plan Template

Optional template to support each State/Territory in capturing notes and developing its Digital Equity Plan. 

Asset Mapping Guide

Guidance on how to identify and build upon the eligible entity’s existing resources, networks and strengths to achieving Internet For All. Includes guidance on reaching the right populations, understanding the digital equity ecosystem, and data management.

BEAD/DE Alignment Guide

 Guidance on how the BEAD and State Digital Equity Plan requirements work together and how to coordinate activities for both programs. 

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