Affordable Connectivity Program and Outreach Grant

What is the ACP?

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC program designed to assist qualifying individuals and families with finding affordable internet access. It can help cover the cost of broadband internet used for school, work, healthcare and more.

How does the ACP work?

If you qualify for the program, it provides a subsidy benefit of up to $30 for most Americans, and up to $75 for Americans on Tribal lands to cover the cost of internet. You can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.

This benefit is designed to be used in conjunction with an internet service provider’s existing plan. To aid in this effort, many ISPs have created special plans that can fully cover the cost of internet, or at least provide a substantial discount.

Who is eligible?
Per the FCC website, entities eligible for the ACP include: Households where income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, or if a member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below:

  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year;
  • Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income internet program;
  • Participates in one of these assistance programs:
    • SNAP
    • Medicaid
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    • WIC
    • Veterans Pension or Survivor Benefits
    • Lifeline
    • Other qualifying federal programs
  • Participates in one of these assistance programs:
    • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
    •  Tribal TANF
    • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
    • Tribal Head Start (income based)

To apply by mail, print this form and mail it to:
USAC ACP Support Center
P.O. Box 7081
London, KY 40742

See more info here


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  • Go to to submit an application or print a mail-in application


  • Contact your preferred participating provider to select an eligible plan. Eligible households must both apply for the program and contact a participating provider to select a service plan.
  • Want to know which providers in your state participate in the ACP?  Use this tool here.

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    Keep scrolling to learn more about SIRPC's ACP Outreach Grant and our efforts to reach those eligible for ACP.

    Our Project Partners

    ACP Outreach Grant

    In March of 2023, SIRPC and our ACP project partners were awarded $500,000 by the FCC to conduct outreach for the Affordable Connectivity Program. We are elated by this funding opportunity to help raise awareness about a program that is potentially life-changing for our communities and provide assistance with getting the eligible enrolled. We are motivated by all the work there is to do.

    With this grant, we aim to reach 50,000 people over the next two years to raise awareness about this important benefit. On top of that, we hope to raise ACP enrollment rates of each county targeted through our outreach by 35%. 

    Outreach will be conducted by mailings, social media, and awareness events. Through our project partners, we will be able to provide personnel who can offer 1-on-1 assistance with getting enrolled.

    If you would like an ACP awareness or enrollment event to be held in your community, please contact the ACP Outreach Coordinator, Kate Todd, at