Innovative Funding Solutions for Digital Inclusion Programs

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Department of Commerce

01/17/2018 - 14:00

 Effective digital inclusion programs are essential for communities, supporting efforts such as workforce development, educational attainment, financial literacy, and better access to health care. Finding financial support for such programs requires creative partnerships, coordination with civic leaders, and messaging that articulates the benefits of such programs to communities. Join BroadbandUSA's webinar to learn how communities have funded digital inclusion programs using a variety of funding options such as local philanthropies, city budget mechanisms, and private sector support.


  • John Speirs, Digital Inclusion Program Manager, City of Austin (TX)
  • Rahman Khan, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Charter Communications
  • Leon Wilson, Chief of Digital Innovation & Chief Information Officer, Cleveland Foundation

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