Emergency Broadband Benefits Program

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This funding was part of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA) that passed on Dec 27, 2020.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

Below is a link to the FCC program. This link also explains how to apply for the aid.
https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit

Here is another link from the OSU Extension office on the EBB program.
https://extension.oregonstate.edu/emergency-broadband-benefit