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Charter Unveils Broadband-Focused Education Grants

Charter Communications recently announced the winners of its Spectrum Digital Education  Grants, an initiative for nonprofit organizations aimed at educating community members on the benefits of broadband. Charter announced the program in June

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The grants, totally about $400,000, are part of a $1 million commitment by Charter to provide digital education in its communities.

Charter said it received more than 200 eligible grant applications and awarded Digital Education grants to 17 nonprofit organizations. Here’s the list of award winners:

  1. Austin Free-Net
  2. Central Florida Urban League
  3. Connected Nation
  4. DANEnet
  5. E2D, Inc. - Eliminate the Digital Divide
  6. Keystone Community Services
  7. Kramden Institute
  8. LA’s BEST
  9. LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc.
  10. San Diego Futures Foundation
  11. Shenango Valley Urban League, Inc.
  12. Louis Arc
  13. The Oasis Institute
  14. Urban League of Greater Kansas City
  15. Urban League of Rochester, NY, Inc.
  16. Waipahu Community Association
  17. Westcott Community Center

“We couldn’t be more pleased with the interest generated and the quality of the submissions received for the Spectrum Digital Education Grant Program,” Rahman Khan, vice president of corporate social responsibility for Charter, said in a statement. “After careful review, we are confident that the selected organizations will help further our mission to provide communities in need with the necessary tools to grow and prosper in the digital age.”