In limited circumstances where a school or library can demonstrate that there are no available service options sufficient to support remote learning for its students, school staff, or library patrons, the Emergency Connectivity Fund may support the construction of new networks and the equipment needed for datacasting services.
SHI is an eligible Service Provider under the Schools and Libraries Program with over 30 years supporting education customers. Our dedicated team of education subject matter experts is well-positioned to help you leverage the Emergency Connectivity Fund to meet your community’s needs.
The second ECF application filing window opens on September 28 and will close on October 13, 2021. Eligible schools, libraries, and consortia can submit requests for funding to purchase eligible equipment and services between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022.