NDIA Blog Posts

NDIA Releases COVID Relief Bill Overview

NDIA Releases COVID Relief Bill Overview

We offer this overview to help digital inclusion practitioners determine how they might access resources that are a result of the recent COVID relief legislation. Programmatic rules and processes will not be in place for multiple months.  NDIA commits to updating our...

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Covid Relief includes $3.2B Emergency Broadband Benefit

Covid Relief includes $3.2B Emergency Broadband Benefit

Today is a big day. Congress is about to pass a stimulus package that includes $3.2 billion for an Emergency Broadband Benefit and other initiatives that could impact digital inclusion work. The text of the legislation has not been released yet but here is our...

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Webinar – Grow with Google $150k Challenge Grant

Webinar – Grow with Google $150k Challenge Grant

We are pleased to announce that in partnership with Grow with Google, NDIA is launching the Ujima Project - a $150K challenge grant to help nonprofits leverage Grow with Google resources to support Black communities.  Register now for a 90-minute informational...

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Save The Date: Net Inclusion 2021 Webinar Series!

Save The Date: Net Inclusion 2021 Webinar Series!

SAVE THE DATEEvery Wednesday from April 7 – May 26 at 1 PM ET The Net Inclusion Conference has been a staple in the Digital Inclusion community since 2016, bringing hundreds of practitioners, advocates, academics, internet service providers, and policymakers together...

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NDIA to hosts Digital Inclusion 101 Webinar

NDIA to hosts Digital Inclusion 101 Webinar

Digital Inclusion practitioners have been working to end the digital divide for decades, creating their own community, definitions, resources, and gaining knowledge of what works and doesn't. Digital Inclusion is a multifaceted issue that takes time to understand and...

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Illinois Partners with NDIA, Commits to Digital Equity

Illinois Partners with NDIA, Commits to Digital Equity

Illinois Governor Jay Robert Pritzker, alongside the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, has announced a Digital Equity Package worth approximately three-quarter of a million dollars to tackle the digital divide that exists in the state. This is...

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Another Successful Digital Inclusion Week!

Another Successful Digital Inclusion Week!

​Digital Inclusion Week 2020 was a huge success! With COVID-19 shining light on the importance of Digital Inclusion initiatives, this year was more essential than ever. Our community events reached hundreds of thousands of people on social media, received the...

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What Happens When The U.S. Does Not Regulate Broadband?

What Happens When The U.S. Does Not Regulate Broadband?

On October 13, 2020 NDIA filed comments with Public Knowledge and six other organizations in response to the Federal Communication Commission’s Bridging the Digital Divide for Low-Income Consumers Reform and Modernization Order. Our comments focused on AT&T’s...

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